Writing

Writing, Writing, Writing and more writing

I’ve currently been working very hard on trying to get to the half way point of writing my conference paper. I’m currently at 1000 words. Its strange to me that I have been trying to writing for weeks and weeks. Then suddenly I sit down to maybe write a quick 200 words and I write 1000!… Read More Writing, Writing, Writing and more writing

Studio, Video

Ink drawing in the studio- speed video

I have been experimenting with large scale ink drawing for the past couple of months. Just allowing myself to react instinctively to the paper (4m x 1.5m), really enjoying this process currently.  I’ve been using thick watercolour paper and Japanese calligraphy ink. I love that this ink keeps its deep black colour, even after its… Read More Ink drawing in the studio- speed video

Writing

Art Student- 10 things you need to know

I have been an art student for around 4 years and within that time I have discovered some essential things that you need to know as an art student! Music and headphones will keep you working much longer The studios can be oddly quite sometimes and that can be overwhelming. Having headphones, allows you turn… Read More Art Student- 10 things you need to know

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Essay writing and drawing -This week in the studio –

This week has been a busy within the studio, as you can see from the below picture essay writing and sketchbook work have been colliding this week. Causing my desk to become an absolute mess. Lesson learned you must always keep the two separate. Drawing in the studio, writing stays at home.   But I have… Read More Essay writing and drawing -This week in the studio –

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Performance- Is it part of my work?

Performance. When ever someone mention performance art. We instantly have this idea of a strange person, doing strange things that, frankly, most people have difficulty understanding. Or is it much more simpler then that? Is an artist doing what they normal do in the studio in itself a performance? When I make a a sculpture… Read More Performance- Is it part of my work?

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Artistic struggles – How I dealt with it

I have been struggling in the past couple of months to make work that I like. I  struggled with my subject matter;and struggling with the materials that I’m using. This is the first time this has happened to me within my academic career; previously I would make something. Although I didn’t like it, it showed… Read More Artistic struggles – How I dealt with it

Studio

Good Day in the Studio- Exploring Equus

Had a very productive day within the studio (a solid 8 hours work today), looking at how I can connect narrative with different coloured threads, focusing on Equus. I have been using the text of Equus to explore the relationship of Dystart and Alan and how Dystart becomes envious of Alan’s passion and faith within his own… Read More Good Day in the Studio- Exploring Equus