This Lecture was not something that advantaged me on a large scale as it was about Graphic Designing and Interface Designing which I have no knowledge on or interest about. As a result, I became very confused and could not get many notes on it. However, I found that I understood Scott Duffey more as … More Scott Duffey and Jonny Kimber
With another sale on the website it has made me conscious of the different types of art that I do. the work that I create in the studio in University is contemporary, uses video and photography in a way that some have expressed as ‘a moving painting’. This work is not about being aesthetically pleasing. … More Promotional Material
It is well known that the evolution of tattoos have caused them to become much more popular throughout recent years. They have become so popular that they are now classed as an art form. They take skill and precision and while fads come and go (small finger tattoos and watercolours seem to be most popular at the … More Tattoos of Art
Last week we had what we know as our Interim Assessment, this is worth 15% of one of our modules, which could be perceived as something of little importance, however, that 15% could be the difference between getting 2:1 or 2:2. So preparation for this was taken seriously. For this assessment we were asked to … More Interim Assessment
Thinking about the fact that after this year I will have to go ‘into the real world’ and be a responsible adult, terrifies me. I’ve gone through the process of getting a normal job, and working in places that I hated, those types of jobs just aren’t for me. This is why I am even more determined to be … More What Next?
I have never been a fan of conceptual art. It is something that I never understood, this is apparent to a lot of people. However, after watching this documentary from the BBC (first aired on BBC Four in September last year) it has started to change my opinion on it. Presenter James Fox takes both the viewer … More Who’s Afraid of Conceptual Art?
Last week’s Lecture was being held by Fig Taylor. Starting out as a Graphic designer, Taylor soon found out that it wasn’t for her. She then moved onto being an Illustrator agent. She now works for Association of Illustrators as a Portfolio Consultant. Every second Monday, Fig Taylor holds portfolio consultations in the AOI Offices. … More Fig Taylor – 9/12/16
This time last month, the Chester Arts Fair was well underway. Visiting the fair was a real eye-opener for me as it was the first one I had been to, and being someone who wanted to become a freelance artist, it came as a huge inspiration. At first it was very daunting entering the place as it all seemed … More Chester Arts Fair – Review
Our guest lecturer this week was Joe Magee. Magee’s lecture was the most interesting lectures so far. He is probably the most successful lecturer too. Not only has he done over 700 illustrations for The Guardian Newspaper over the years, but he has continually worked with famous comedian Bill Bailey. ‘BILL BAILEY’s Remarkable Guide to British Birds’ … More Joe Magee -2/12/16
During one of our negotiated practice studio sessions, the car park manager of Cheshire West and Chester council, Ken Prior visited us for interviews to see what our ideas are for the car park. In my interview, we mainly discussed the most effective ideas that I had so far. As I had a few ideas, … More Negotiated practice meeting – Ken Prior