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Starting to edit

So in between impromptu parties organised by friends and visits from my family I have actually managed to make a start on editing the film! But much as I get really stuck into the editing process, I find it hard […]

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Art etc. No. 4

Art etc. No. 4 Following on from my last comment in Art etc. No.3, about how art takes a long time to come to fruition, I listened to Miroslaw Balka on Radio 4 talking about art being as much about […]

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studio -Intensive Day 4

Studio-Intensive Day 4 A day where things have turned around. Tidying completed. My overnight recording wasn’t quite as well-recorded as I had hoped but surprising amount to noise. Lots of birdsong though. Need to try again tonight. Collage finished, needed an […]

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Palm Pebbles

I’ve been making these little things. I made some of them years ago, though they weren’t pink then, and they didn’t really seem to be anything and so they got put in a box labelled “CURIOSITIES” along with some latex pods, […]

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Looking for crits

I’m looking at portraiture for my studio practice and I’m sort of hitting a bit of a wall with it. My main discipline is photography. The concept behind the image is that “there is always something in the way of […]

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The Myth of the Isolated Artist

Audioblog – Please click here The isolated artist is a myth. Impossible. (If you have evidence to the contrary, do tell) It is only by talking to other artists that you develop. (Talking to non-artists is good too, but a […]

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Studio games

Luxuriating in the way the paint swirls, clings and disengages from its support. It changes constantly, both during the process of application, whilst drying and after. I am not a painter. For the last 18 months at least, I have […]

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Dissertation and practice: Hamish Young

Hamish Young is currently studying Sculpture at Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh. a-n Art Student: Are the choices you make in your visual practice the same sort of choices you made in your dissertation research? Hamish Young: There […]

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Dissertation and practice: Jennifer Hare

Jennifer Hare is currently studying Fine Art at University Campus Suffolk, Ipswich. a-n Art Student: Are the choices you make in your visual practice the same sort of choices you made in your dissertation research? Jennifer Hare: I am not […]

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Dissertation and practice: Eilidh Wilson

Eilidh Wilson is in her final year studying Art, Philosophy, Contemporary Practices at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University of Dundee. a-n Art Student: Are the choices you make in your visual practice the same sort of […]

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Moving paper

I’ve set my self the goal of making something in the studio every day, based on a list of starting points to further my practice. One of my current concerns is collecting and arranging collage off-cuts and I’m experimenting with […]

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Line, so far

The collection is growing and visual themes are emerging. Collage Line neutral larger board Line colour larger board Line neutral/ collections on board Line B&W mini board Line colour plus B&W mini Line Neutral + colour + shape and words […]

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Connecting the threads

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking recently about my work and it’s left me feeling stuck. I am at a point now where I have started to pick apart my practice and really begin to understand what my artistic concerns […]

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Practice means PRACTICE

An exploration of why I do the things that I do. I aim to undertake a regular studio practice and to document it here, in order to investigate what elements of my work are important and what I’m drawn to aesthetically and thematically.

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