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How to develop audiences through crowdfunding

A hands on workshop that helps participants to identify and build their audiences and make the most of networks and social media through crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platforms.

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December 2016: End of the Mentoring

My mentor encouraged me to experiment with still life beyond the dolls. I had produced a portrait of my cats using their chewed cat toys for an exhibition I curated at PAPER, The Cat Show, and considered how I could […]

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June 2016: Assignment

After completing my website, my mentor felt that my current work still had a long way to go. She felt that there wasn’t any point in pushing my current work until it was developed a little further (I had only […]

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ORDERING THOUGHTS, SHARING IDEAS

It is so easy to under-estimate the value of public engagement in R&D – there’s no doubt I’ve been guilty of this myself and have been made to think more deeply about it. In the sort of research I want […]

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Hot Bed Press | Straight to Screen | July 2017
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Screen Printing & Ceramic Surface | Part 2

a-n Artist Information Company | Professional Development Bursary | 2017
A series of blogs documenting my research and experimentation of the screen printing process and ceramic surface decoration.

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Week One of StudioBook 2017

First Week of StudioBook 2017   The first week of Mark Devereux Projects’ StudioBook 2017 surpassed my expectations. I arrived in Manchester on Sunday night at Islington Mill, the incredible space that I and two other StudioBook artists are staying […]

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Periphery series, blue and red air pillows, ciment fundue and fibreglass, 80 cm x 120 cm x 5 cm, 2016 i
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Clare Holdstock StudioBook 2017 a-n Bursary

I am one of twelve artists selected for Mark Devereux Projects’ StudioBook 2017 and one of five artists selected to receive an a-n bursary to support the costs of StudioBook.

This blog contains my reflections on the lead up to, during and after the Studiobook 2017 programme.

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Blue

Blue has always eluded artists.  Lapis Lazuli was one of the first blues available for use after huge processing.  But not a ‘native’ rock to the UK.  In fact, there is very little blue available in the UK for pigment.  […]

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Break on through………

So this week I made a breakthrough and I largely owe that to coaching, my co-coach and the way coaching has really allowed me to work through and process stuff I had not been dealing with. Although coaching is not […]

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Phone Coaching

So last week I did my first completely solo coaching session outside of the course (still for free) and with someone I do not already have a connection.  I have already undertaken hours of coaching, whilst on the course and […]

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Degree shows and Pink Spread-ing

It was great to visit the BA Printmaking degree shows at Brighton recently and see some of the work made by students who I’ve had the privilege to work with at times during the past three years. The shows were […]

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The Replicators

I should definitely do more blogging. I find it hard to keep it up sometimes when I’m busy, but when I do get into the routine of doing it regularly, I find it really invaluable to be able to pop […]

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The first phone call

The first step in this project was to discuss (via the phone) dates that Lee could come to Stiwdio Maelor and the date I could go to London, what equipment we will need and some suggestions of the sort of […]

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Hot Bed Press | Reduction Screen Printing | April 2017
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Screen Printing & Ceramic Surface | Part 1

a-n Artist Information Company | Professional Development Bursary | 2017
A series of blogs documenting my research and experimentation of the screen printing process and ceramic surface decoration.

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