Category Archives: Coursework

New concepts – new samples inspired by tutor feedbacks

As I have prepared for assessment I have spent considerable time checking all my tutor feedbacks, watching recommended videos again and reviewing my samples along with re-working a couple in accordance with my tutor’s suggestions and adding a couple of … Continue reading

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Response to research suggestion in tutor feedback for Assignment 4

Reading through assignment 4 feedback my tutor suggested I read a blog post by Pere Brauch one of OCA’s own tutors and who also works as a freelance textile designer for Alexander McQueen.  My tutor thought I would find the … Continue reading

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Performance art

I have been recently checking back through my blogs and notes prior to assessment and realised I had written some draft notes about some performance art videos my tutor had recommended I watched in her feedback for Assignment 2 but … Continue reading

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Jennifer Collier – artist research and further reflection on the craft lagoon

During the course of checking my blog prior to assessment I have come across some artists my tutor’s have recommended looking at with Jennifer Collier being one suggested in my feedback for Assignment 1. Ms Collier is an interesting textile … Continue reading

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Susie Freeman – artist research

As I work through my learning log prior to assessment I have realised that I have missed looking at one or two artists or videos as recommended by my tutors – even though the research is no longer strictly relevant … Continue reading

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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 feedback – 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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