Writing

Why do I write like I’ve got lots of time….

Photo credit: pianoandstudy Recently I have been stumped on writing. Not for this, this is relatively easy for me as this is just my voice. But when it has come to writing a personal statement or my conference paper I have become still. I have a bunch of half formed ideas that won’t allow themselves to… Read More Why do I write like I’ve got lots of time….

Studio

7 Things That Motivate Me

There are always days when you need that extra push of motivation to get you to the studio and get you mind in the right place to work and get those creative juices flowing. Here’s a list of 10 things that motivate me. 1. COFFEE!! I know its sad and cliche that a student need… Read More 7 Things That Motivate Me

Studio

Empty chairs at Empty tables…….

Due to the third year BA’s upcoming degree show, we have had to clear our studios out for five weeks. Which Is very strange to know that I won’t have a place to solely work on my sculptures, but its even weirder to see a place that has been full with fabric, wood, paper, paint… Read More Empty chairs at Empty tables…….

Studio, Video

Playing with Ink

Hi Everyone,  Two weeks ago I gave myself a challenge to fill one whole sketchbook just with ink drawings! It did n’t matter how long each one took me it could be anything from 10 seconds onwards and I’m glad to say that this week I completed the sketchbook! I started this to get me… Read More Playing with Ink

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

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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?