Monthly Archives: August 2015

So close to the end!!!

Not something I imagined would happen, but so close to the end and I have used up the space for uploading media, so in order to present my final assignment for Painting 3-Major Project I have created a new blog. … Continue reading

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How to present making a Trace drawing as a performance piece.

The idea that the making of a trace drawing could be part of the exhibiting, came about because the nature of the surface of the final works have been so fragile that transporting and even storing could, potentially, jeopardise their … Continue reading

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‘It has come to this…’

I’m pleased that I have been able to get some more charcoal made so that I could make another large trace drawing. It has occurred to me that if I can document the process of making through to hanging the … Continue reading

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Charcoal

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Testing out hanging of Trace Drawing.

In discussions around my Trace Drawings and their potential as Performative pieces- the making and showing as part of the exhibiting, M. and I spoke about how to take it from the making to the showing. How would it be … Continue reading

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Making final selection for series.

Using the techniques previously described (in planning towards a series of works and working on a series of works) I finally made 17 paintings. From these I wanted to select 11 for my work that I have decided to call, … Continue reading

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Revisiting Sequel II

Making this piece was a way of testing out that a work of this scale could be completed with a similar result. I had hoped to make more spheres, but felt the charcoal sticks and larger sphere would make a … Continue reading

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Remember to test your process!

The film is in a light hearted way a reminder that it is important to test your process. I was revisiting Sequel II to test out that repeating the process was possible to make a large ‘Trace drawing’, and as … Continue reading

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Working on Series of Paintings.

This follows on from ‘Planning towards a series of works‘. I used the opportunity of a hot, dry day to prime the canvas boards with 4 layers of gesso primer- the limitations of my indoor space would only allow for … Continue reading

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Working with Nature.

One of the things that came out of my research for my Contextual Review was recognition of the idea of working with uncertainty, and this is certainly something that rings true in my work with willow, in particular the living … Continue reading

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