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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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Reflection and frustration – March 12 2017

I have become aware during my research for research 2.1 that I am using 3 or 4 words to describe art works – line, texture, form and colour and having done the art history course feel I should know much … Continue reading

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Reflection on Part 1

At the start of this first project I was really unsure as to what to expect from this new course or how I would find it – after working for the previous 2 years on my ¬†first two courses it … Continue reading

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Research: what’s in a name?

I subscribe to the magazine Artist & Illustrator and in this month’s edition there was a free gift of a print and without looking my instant reaction was one of disdain and dismissive because I simply didn’t like it. Initially … Continue reading

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Research: Can you spot the secret messages in these logos? article in the Daily Mail, January 2017

Sometimes the Daily Mail produces interesting articles including this one at a time I am looking at identity and labels – ok these are commercial labels aimed at luring us to buy and use the company products but nevertheless the … Continue reading

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Review on ‘What a stitch-up: The gentle art of quilting’ – article by Tracy Chevalier

Tracy Chevalier is usually an historical novelist but an exhibition put on by the V&A in 2010 on Quilts 1700-2010 opened her eyes to the world of quilts and also to the interest in this art or craft form – … Continue reading

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