Category Archives: Assignment 4

Reflection on tutor feedback – 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 Bryer Fallert-Gentry

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

INTRODUCTION Main focus for the essay is the research methodology which ultimately has given me a working model which is logical and concise and of a cyclical nature which will continue to generate new ideas and resolved work and the … Continue reading

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Reflection on Projects 5 and 6

Projects 5 and 6 of the course have made the most sense of all of my OCA studies with regards to a working research methodology and the lessons learnt will form the core foundation of all future work. Project 5 … Continue reading

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Artist research – Barbara De Pirro

Pinterest over the past couple of weeks has really proved to be an incredible source of designers and artists and Barbara De Pirro was discovered when researching my Beauty in Decay theme. Ms De Pirro is lucky enough to be … Continue reading

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Artist Research – Billy Kidd, photographer

Just a short post on this photographer is another I found through Pinterest – the immediate appeal was his photographs of decaying flowers.  I have taken many photographs of flowers as their blooms past their best and they edge ever … Continue reading

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