Category Archives: Research & Reflection

Finding Lines Exhibition – Derby Museum

The title of this exhibition is self descriptive of the works within and was one that started apparently with a series of creative acts that seems to have begun just by capturing the lines created by the curator/exhibitions officer of … 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 report – Assignment 4

On the whole this was a relatively straightforward tutor report and one which I breathed a sign of relief over with regards to my essay plan! The essay plan was my major concern at this stage due to the fact … Continue reading

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Artist research: Caryl Fallert Bryer-Gentry

This is a blog that I have longed to write as I have been an admirer of the work of Ms Bryer-Gentry for several years now having first come across this quilt in a quilting magazine – the immediate appeal … Continue reading

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Artist research – Colours in the Breizh

I came across the work of Valerie Gardiner through one of the many Facebook groups I spend too much time lurking looking at a wide variety of textile and artistic work and trying to pluck up occasional courage in which … Continue reading

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General reflection

Throughout this course I feel I have developed a working practice that has come very unexpectedly – my diagnosis of Asperger’s has been a major bonus and a real help to me in ways I did not expect.  I have … Continue reading

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Project 8 Refine and Review: Exercise 5.1 Review part 1

For me this is where the whole course will come together and the new research methodology will come into its own in order to produce a new body of work. I start by reviewing all the work completed thus far … Continue reading

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