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Emilia Telese talk – ‘How to make your art practice sustainable’

Emilia Telese talk – ‘How to make your art practice sustainable’

Notes from Emilia Telese’s talk at the Art Academy. She spoke passionately and knowledgeably, and was an inspiration to us for continuing with art after we graduate! ‘An ongoing line of enquiry’ – each project you...

Resourcefulness art project with Lee Holden

A morning workshop at college with artist Lee Holden. It centred around the idea that shops like Poundland and Leyland (builders’ merchants) could be the new suppliers of readymades for artists. “An ordinary object [could...

Installation workshop with immersive sculpture artist, CJ Mahony – class notes

Installation workshop with immersive sculpture artist, CJ Mahony – class notes

Course description: Spacial Installation Encompassing different approaches of exploration of space and site through installation art; including immersive sculpture, ephemeral and site specific installation, land art and public art The session will begin with a presentation introducing documentation...

Collaborative sculpture & Oblique Strategies

Using a combination of the round-the-clock format (each person contributes for a set period of time – in our case, minutes!) on a series of projects and using prompts from Eno/Schmidt’s Oblique Strategies, we...

Cardboard-GlueGun-Spraypaint

Sculpture: 2D to 3D and back again

Or, any excuse to get the glue gun & spraypaints out :). Was interested in taking something flat, constructing with it, and reverting it back to flat again. Very much process based. (I am...

Drawing from memory vs from a model

Drawing from memory vs from a model

Bizarrely this one captured her better than drawing direct from lifel. The tutor made a good point; looking at the original drawing – and looking to improve it – you had to ask yourself...

Back at an easel again

Back at an easel again

Have gone back to lifedrawing class; first time in probably 15 years (eek!). I was fully expecting to freeze up and only be able to scratch out a 2″ high little stick (wo)man, but...

It becomes easier to do, than it does *not* to do…

It becomes easier to do, than it does *not* to do…

:) I like that idea… One of the exercises last week was to make a note of those people who’d inspired you (hero/ines in Artist’s Way talk…) One of these was a visiting lecturer...