Monthly Archives: July 2013

Book- The Drowned World by JG Ballard (1962)

This book caught my attention because its very title evoked a vision I associated with themes I had been exploring for some of the projects in the mixed media course, and themes which I intend to continue exploring. I have … Continue reading

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Sketchbook- Reflections in water

Reflections of reads in the water, New Mead Drove, Nr Thorney, Somerset Levels. Taken 25/7/13

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TV- ‘What do artists do all day- Cornelia Parker’ BBC4 (Iplayer)

I was previously aware of some of Parkers work, but as always a programme such as this brings a greater depth of insight into her work and of her as a person. It was interesting to hear her talk of … Continue reading

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Ellen Gallagher’s AxME Exhibition at Tate Modern

I have been to see this exhibition twice now, the first time the day after it opened! I was really excited to see her work in the flesh, as I have been looking closely at her work for some time … Continue reading

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Book- Peter Lanyon- St Ives Artist by M Garlake

I can’t quite recall the exact thing that made me want to look at Lanyon’s work, but know it was because of his lengthy study of the landscape and the production of works that in many ways seem very abstract … Continue reading

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Starting Painting 3-Your own portfolio

Have received my Welcome e-mail from OCA today for next part of course and should receive course file in post on Friday. 

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My very first blog entry!

Have been meaning to get around to starting this for a long time to chart my journey as I work towards a BA Hons Degree in Creative Art with The Open College of Art (OCA). Done it at last!! I … Continue reading

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