Tag Archives: Colour

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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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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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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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 studies?

Throughout the duration of this course I have been encouraged to research a variety of practitioners with regards to their techniques, working practices and resulting works.  Initially I was unsure as to what the reasons were behind this research or … Continue reading

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Further work on sample from exercise 4.1 after reviewing my work in exercise 5.1

Further to my notes on placing my work and critical reflection of my developed sample  I eventually decided to try adding some ‘tentacles’ or ‘roots’ plus a further rosette before taking 5 further photographs in a variety of locations in … 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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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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