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Checkassist


Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection; Gray's School of Art Design Collection
Object Type: Three Dimensional Design
Artist/Maker: Newbatt, Francis
Place Made: Gray's
Date: 2011
Media/Materials: plastic and timber
Dimensions: 1) Board: 62 cm x 81.5 cm; 10): 13 cm x 9.8 cm; 11): 11 cm x 9.8 cm; 2) - 9): 29 cm x 19 cm
Awards: RGU Three Dimensional Design Purchase Award
Classification: Design: Three Dimensional Design

Description:

Checkassist prototype and supporting information, including DVD
2011 Degree Show Purchase Prize
1) Board showing separate layers and components of the Checkasist, numbered 1-32
2) White Foam board prototype with cut out “windows” as in final version 7) below, foam board sliders, marked Prototype Version 2
3) White Foam board prototype with cut out “windows” as in final version7) below, marked Prototype Version 3
4) Black card version, marked “prototype version 4”
5) Red plastic version , same size with no magnifying function in sliding bars, marked “prototype version 5”
6) Red plastic version with magnifying sliders marked Prototype Version 6
7) Finished prototype: grey plastic tablet, haived vertically on both sides, recessed windows occupying three of these halves, the fourth containg a removable/reversible white plastic insert with printed notes one side. The grey plastic body is printed with each of the four columns-headed with one of the following- a symbol of a aircraft on the runway, of an aircraft in flight, and on reverse a warning triangle and a title "Notes". Each column has a sliding transparent bar which highlights and magnifies one of the actions printed on each window's insert. (Version 7?)
8) Set of 3 full size separate components, in grey plastic and red perspex, the layers to make up 7) below
9) Red plastic version with no written inserts, marked on white adhesive paper label ”Full Scale Adhesive Test * Poor Results, extra strong double sided tape proved best”
10) Small scale version of a window in layers of red Perspex with transparent layer, also marked “Checking clicking function”
11) Small scale version of a window, layers of translucent green and yellow, solid red and transparent Perspex, marked “testing clicking function”
12) DVD shows an blog about student's research


Object Number: ABDRG2011.28