Tag Archives: mixed media

Reflections on tutor report for Major Project assignment 5

A relief to have got to this point and pleased that M. senses that through the course I have managed to define my practice, which is something I feel. Through my practical work, alongside my contextual studies, I do feel … 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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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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Thinking about Books.

In assignment 4 I spoke about the idea of creating a book, or several books, relating to the idea of absence/presences, and the possibility of it being a way to collate some of the many images, photographs, diagrams and notations … Continue reading

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Exhibition, Event, Happening?

In many ways ironic that I should find out about Doug Aitkens project ‘Station to station- a 30 day happening’ that was to take over the Barbican , London from the 27th June through to the 26th July, shortly after … Continue reading

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Planning towards a series of works.

In thinking about how to take my work forward in line with thinking about the idea of ‘absence’ I was sat looking at a previous work that I had done, and actually feeling quite despondent. Its like my journey through … Continue reading

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Looking at Michelle Brody

Michele Brodys work includes installation, sculpture/mixed media, works on paper, photography and public art. The reason for looking at her work is for her use of living plants within her work, which relates very strongly to what I have been … Continue reading

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