The Primrose Hospice charity runs two separate stores on my local high street, one selling clothing, home furnishings and ornaments and the other selling second hand furniture. As I wish to go into charitable work eventually, it seemed appropriate to gain experience in these places to begin with. I approached the manager of the store and asked … Continue reading Work Experience & Examples.
Moving on from my string faces I wound up here. I was seriously baffled as to how to glue the string down without losing the chaotic effect, now I tried again, a different picture, with wool... I really liked the free flow form going on here, again, thinking how to attach the wool was taxing … Continue reading Paint experiments.
So after a whole heap of panic at the last minute, with having time off ill and feeling a little lost I finally found a thread of logic to follow. I am back to the beginning, using cave art, natural materials and crushed berries. I really needed to stop and rethink the whole situation, decide what I … Continue reading Creating my Final Piece.
Growing up in South Birmingham, Longbridge Rover plant as it was, was a very big part of Birmingham culture and my memories. The closure and subsequent demolition of the factories, was a very big deal. For a long time the ground stood empty and devoid of anything, and the vast expanse of unused land simply … Continue reading Longbridge Redevelopment.
Okay, so , as part of this module, we have to produce a case study showing how we organised, created, held and produced an event, ok simples? or not. Okay I have said it before, I am a long time out of education and given Amanda's examples of case studies, I must admit they sort … Continue reading Researching into Case studies.
Web Links - 19th Century Art http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-12986812 A BBC News article about Manet in relation to an exhibition in Paris in 2011 Edouard Manet, A man with high aspirations and more confidence, he started a trend amongst other artists by simply painting what he saw, as he saw it. He was not afraid to challenge … Continue reading Research weblinks & My thoughts.
Looking back at the Whitworth Gallery trip I remember Do Ho Suh, and I thought perhaps I would do a textile piece, to explore the possibilities that this topic offers. Researching now, the history of Textile Art, I found the following very helpful: TextileArtist.Org History "A series of articles exploring the history of textile art; … Continue reading Embroidery and Textile Art