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On the Solstice show and studio blues

June was a really busy month. I had a solo show of my wind drawings at the Width of Circle gallery in Stourbridge. I exhibited six framed drawings plus two unframed and a sound work. The work was framed by […]

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Oil painting of foil on window

Study of foil placed on window- exploring it’s colour and reflections, studying the way in which it can be transformed as a material.

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Human movement

I am working on a project looking at how technology and big data is taking over human jobs. I am  looking to interview Uber drivers, Deliver Riders and scan their phones and body as a primary source of research. Does […]

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My show has finished.

My show ‘Hard lines’ has finished.Twelve days passed in a blink. How to write about it? I’m very uneasy using some terms – spiritual is one; I cannot claim it, but it pokes at me. The irony of ‘Hard lines’ […]

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Disrupting surface

Immersion. An illicit immersion in a pool I am not supposed to be in. I am struck by fear, of getting caught, of the deep end. It is entirely irrational but the best ones always are. I spend some time […]

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3 a.m.

It’s 3am and can’t sleep. Mind buzzing with ideas so got up to draw in case I forget on waking. Suddenly after nearly 3 years everything’s starting to make perfect sense. So much to do in just 4 weeks – […]

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Drawing upon my world

I’m currently working on a drawing piece. It’s drawing in the wider sense in that it uses photographic images from the environment around us. These images are a mixture of man and nature creating marks, lines and movement in different […]

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Existentialism?

Trying to focus my work into a sensible, acceptable, believable, academic Research Question on which to hang my current art practice, is an ongoing and largely frustrating task. I’ve dithered about with Landscape, Sense of Place, Time, space and movement, […]

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Light bulbs

The course I am attending at the Royal Drawing School in London is inspiring me each week with light-bulb moments.  We were asked to draw with our left hand without looking at the paper and without taking the charcoal off […]

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Garden on the move

With hail forecast for the afternoon I managed to squeeze in an hour or so of filming late morning. It was a bit of a rush as I’d had a physio appointment in the morning for my neck! I’m glad […]

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Experimentation

As I have only just started developing my studio practice, I am more in the stage of figuring out where I want me project to go. So I decided to experiment with another piece of work, now bare in mind […]

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The Body Extended: Sculpture and Prosthetics

The Body Extended: Sculpture and Prosthetics is a fascinating exhibition at the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds. It’s my first visit to the institute and it’s well worth the trek from Norwich by train. The exhibition combined historical prosthetics with […]

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Recovery: strengthening me and my practice..

Whilst recovering from my hip replacement I have spent the time building a website, considering my practice, talking to my mentor and applying for funding. I have been able to spend time actually reading other people’s blogs, articles and dang […]

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air movement

I use drawing as a site specific process to explore repetition, relationship and trace. I am about to research air movement and how it affects the landscape I would like to know if anyone already works in this area or if you can […]

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TRANSPLANTING

Progress into a hybrid botanical paper jungle at Hull School of Art and Design.

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Challenging boundaries

  I am a painter currently studying the remaining 2 months of a Masters degree in Arts Practice. For my artist statement visit; www.laurelberry.co.uk After working for a large majority of time this year on board/cardboard/board no bigger than a […]

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Painting

Big board. Sitting over it. Picking it up and moving it linseed oil – different liquidity – more engagement with materiality . Slips and slides you can feel more of a connection between the brush, paint and board. Physicaly it […]

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A drop of milk in a plastic bottle

Reflecting on my visit to Polly Cruse’s studio, my own work space is about as far from the domestic as i can get it. I don’t  have a kettle – I can’t begin the entertain the idea of making tea […]

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Stepping into a rainbow – and it feels like magic!

The last week has been crazy! I haven’t even had a chance to blog! On Tuesday (27th Jan) I started installing my new site-specific chromatic light work Your Colour Perception at Castlefield Gallery’s New Art Spaces Federation House on it’s […]

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Val Bright-Jones MA blog

Added Bright to my name as homage to my Dad who inspired my love of art.This blog is about my journey through the BA and MA. Looking back it’s interesting to see how I keep returning to swimming as a theme. But hopefully with greater depth of understanding each time.

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