Category Archives: ASSIGNMENT 5

Artist research – Jill Bliss

This is a photographer who has come to my attention quite unexpectedly through one of my fellow students in the OCA Textiles Facebook group who felt that my work on fungi reminded her of the work of the photographer Jill … Continue reading

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Reflection on tutor report – Assignment 5

Writing this reflection on this tutor report seems almost quite strange – I have worked through this course at a pace that has suited me as it has kept me focused and interested in the work and with my Asperger’s … Continue reading

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Final reflection

I have come to realise these final reflections always feel slightly strange – you are finishing the course and preparing for assessment whilst also preparing to move on to the next course with the challenges that lie ahead but in … Continue reading

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Exercise 5.1 Written statement

For this body of work  I have taken a mixed textile approach as it combines a series of techniques to produce a range of resolved pieces which take on the appearance of bracers, (arm protection), through the theme of Beauty … Continue reading

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Exterior influences: what lessons and influences have I gained from the study of other practitioners and how have I implemented these into my own work? What impact has doing this course had on my studies?

Throughout the duration of this course I have been encouraged to research a variety of practitioners with regards to their techniques, working practices and resulting works.  Initially I was unsure as to what the reasons were behind this research or … Continue reading

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Project 8 Review and refine: Exercise 5.1 Review – Final Critical Review amended

So finally a body of samples that have been developed from my theme of Beauty in Decay.  It is almost daunting to write this and review this body of work as a collective and cohesive series – it is the … Continue reading

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Project 8 Review and refine: Exercise 5.1 Review part 5

The final part of my sketchbook work itself involved the simplicity of adding some further photographs taken of fungi at Ilam Hall …. this area proved to be a positive Aladdin’s Cave and fortunately my fiance has now got used … Continue reading

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