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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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Exercise 5.2 Written statement – planning

Planning and points to consider: area of textile practice that the work sits within in – mixed media the concerns of the body of work – theme is Beauty in Decay with an eventual concept of Medieval bracers for the … 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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Project 8 Review and refine: Exercise 5.1 Review part 5

The final part of my sketchbook work itself involved the simplicity of adding some further photographs taken of fungi at Ilam Hall …. this area proved to be a positive Aladdin’s Cave and fortunately my fiance has now got used … Continue reading

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Project 8 Review and refine: Exercise 5.1 Review part 4

Before I progressed further I worked a smaller series of samples with a view to adding details or a further sample based on Caryl Bryer Fallert-Gentry’s Fibonacci quilts.  The samples include a simple gathered frill, looking at whether I could … 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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