Category Archives: Research & Reflection

Jacqueline Hurley, artist – War Poppy Collection, National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire

Jacqueline Hurley is the artist whose work is being exhibited at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire from March to July this year (2017).  The work is a collection of mixed media paintings and has earned Ms Hurley the recognition … Continue reading

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Project development of a design from ACA

I have decided to document a project that was a development from my final design from ACA.  I had designed a bag based on photographs I had taken at Dovedale in Derbyshire in 2016 and although the process and design … Continue reading

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Self-appraisal and critical reflection on Part 3

This assignment has not been an easy one in terms of at times it has felt like a hard slog but that is in part due to my medical diagnosis which caused me to loose focus and concentration for a … Continue reading

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Protected: Exploring my own identity

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Derbyshire Open Arts – May 2017

Interesting afternoon spent visiting Banks Mill Studios as it took part in the Derbyshire Open Arts festival.  The studios had 8 artisans/artists taking part and their work varied from the fine art of Lor Bird to the upcycled garments and … Continue reading

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Reflection on Exercise 3.2

This has been a difficult exercise in terms of motivation, confidence and creativity – the first two I have realised are down to passing my marks from my first assessed textiles course and the latter a combination of the confidence … Continue reading

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Lisa Renner – artist research

This is a short blog on an artist my fiance stumbled upon totally by accident when looking up some information about an actress of the same name! Please note I do not as yet have the artists written permission, although … Continue reading

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