Part 5. Personal Project: Darkness

The instructions for this Part ask you to review your progress in the course: “reviewing what you’ve achieved so far and reflecting on which projects you’ve enjoyed most. Which tasks have you found the most challenging? What areas require more practice?” I started by reviewing my tutor’s report for Part 4, as I have forContinue reading “Part 5. Personal Project: Darkness”

Assignment 4. Looking Out (Landscape).

I had many ideas about this assignment, but the ultimate decision was to paint the river that I visit every day and painted for the ‘Painting Outside’ exercise. I wanted to try to something in the style of Ivon Hitchens, as explored in the coursework for Part 4, or at least approaching that style. BeforeContinue reading “Assignment 4. Looking Out (Landscape).”

Part 3. Portrait and Figure.

I spent a long time on this Part for Drawing 1 Part 4, doing life drawing classes with Kieran Stiles (with whom I have done many life drawing classes before starting the degree course, as well as other local artists) as well as working through Brague plates. During the life classes I learnt to useContinue reading “Part 3. Portrait and Figure.”

Part 2. Close to Home.

Project 1. Understanding Colour. I spend quite a lot of my time thinking about colour – of things that I see in everyday life, of paintings, in nature, people’s clothes, the walls and other parts of my house and, in these strange days of 2020, of other people’s houses on whatever digital platform we areContinue reading “Part 2. Close to Home.”