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Planning for the Degree Show

Over the past few weeks, I have been developing some plans on how I want to display my work for degree show. For my drawings this is very simple: I will be hanging them on the wall using dark green […]

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Instagram Bio

I put off writing my instagram bio for a while, as I couldn’t work out what exactly I wanted to put in it, nor the style I wanted to write it in. In the end, I decided to be very […]

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Agnes Denes, Wheatfield – A Confrontation

Wheatfield – A Confrontation is arguably one of the most famous pieces of contemporary Environmental Art, and rightly so. Through this work, Denes created an ever more relevant examination of the  inequality and the human destruction of the planet, by the […]

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printing work in connection to my practice

Because one part of my module is to create a printing portfolio and combine two techniques, I decided to use monoprinting and riso printing. PART ONE: MONOPRINT Monoprinting is a technique that is usually made either by transferring oil based […]

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Writing a Bio:

The instagram bio is a short (150 character) introduction to you and your practice. This means whatever you put there has to be concise and quickly explain what you do, and share any other important links etc. I have take […]

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Updated Instagram So Far…

After doing a little research on other successful artist Instagram pages, I have updated my page with the new username, and a new profile picture, as you can see from the screenshot below: Although I have changed the username to […]

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Crit: 31/03/22:

Last week we had a crit for the first time in a while, which was really interesting and helpful for me. There was definitely an element of hearing the same thing again (as in previous crits), which I suppose is […]

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Exhibition poster showing details
Event Exhibition

(re)FLEX

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    Filet gallery
  • From:
    April 14, 2022
  • To:
    April 19, 2022
  • Location:
    London
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Drawing Progress So Far

The image above, shows the progress that I have made on the series of drawings so far. As you can see, this sheet is the edited version, which shows the 41 plants I have imagery for which I can then […]

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First Drawings Using Tracedown

In a previous tutorial with Anne-Marie, I was told about Tracedown – which is a form of carbon paper for artists. I have to admit that I was sceptical about it – partly from my own sense of internal ‘snobbery’, […]

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Tutorials with Jane and Anne-Marie

Recently, I had tutorials with both Jane and Anne-Marie, both of which offered different and useful insights on my work, and how I can develop it further. These are the notes that I made: Tutorial with Jane: Riso-printing (a technique […]

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Acer Pentaphyllum

The above image shows the completed drawing of the third endangered plant from my list: Acer pentaphyllum. As this was another plant which only had a herbarium specimen photo for me to reference, I did the drawing using the pen […]

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Interim Exhibition (My Work)

The above image is of the two illustrations I exhibited in Interim. Although it may not be obvious from the outset, I didn’t exhibit the drawings themselves here, rather I exhibited digital prints of them instead. Doing this allowed me to make […]

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Interim Exhibition

From the 4th February 2022 until the 1st March 2022, we had our interim exhibition Interim in The Hold foyer. This was our first in person, public exhibition since starting the course, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and therefore, the process of […]

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Getting the Project Rolling

Over the past few weeks, I have had a few calls (and another set up for tomorrow) with a variety of people, in order to try and get the Rewilding project moving properly. Although they didn’t all take quite the […]

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Montserrat Orchid (Epinendrum montserratense)

Over the past few weeks, I have been completing a drawing of the Montserrat Orchid, one of the plants off the endangered plant list. For me, this was the most challenging plant to draw so far – because the reference […]

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Crowdfunder

As I have been planning and pushing ahead with both sides of the project (bust most relevant here, there rewilding side), I am in the process of setting up a crowdfunder for it, from which I will raise some of […]

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Labelling

As I finished a new drawing (For the moment at least) the other day, I have made a new label for it (and for the next plant I will be drawing). This prompted a few changes in the labels, which […]

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Endangered Plant Index Instagram

The above screenshot shows the Endangered Plant Index instagram as it is at the moment. As you can see, I have built it up using a variety of posts, some asking people to sign my petition, others sharing facts and […]

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Planning the Project

The above screenshot shows the initial plan that I have made for my project – something that is easily actionable and which is also effective and manageable. I am really pleased with the steps that I have outlined, and will […]

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Kicking off the Rewilding Project

Following on from my call with Amy yesterday, I have decided to work on starting and planning my project today. The first step that I have taken, is to start an instagram page for the rewilding project, where I will […]

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Conversation with Amy Meek from Kids Against Plastic

Yesterday I had a really helpful conversation on zoom with Amy Meek from the charity and organisation Kids Against Plastic (their instagram), where she offered a lot of advice and information to me about how she and her sister started Kids […]

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