Category Archives: Notes

General rough notes.

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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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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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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Research – review, reflection and personal response to an article by Grayson Perry (2005)

Right at the beginning of this first part of the course there is a reference in the article concerning Edmund de Waal of the fact that Grayson Perry had once referred to the ‘craft lagoon’ and also the emphatic response … Continue reading

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Reflections on repeating the journey of Exercise 1.2 but with a new variant

A journey with a difference today – I forgot my main glasses and had one of my hearing aids in! I am unable to wear my right hearing aid at the moment as we need to sort the new ‘hearing … Continue reading

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