I think most artists find it difficult to part with their work but it’s...– Kit Williams
Everything in creation has its appointed painter or poet and remains in bondage...– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Christopher Le Brun →
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his...– Henry Ward Beecher
i think that in year 3 i would like to work more with botanical drawings and perhaps construct a journal packed with all my studies this could be made up from text, images photographs ect. i would also like to prehaps produce some quite detailed etchings and screen prints.
botanical artists →
i absolutely love this work by Anna Knight, these images don’t look like paintings but beautiful photograph’s, i love the intricate detail and the way in which the fruit seems almost damp with this clear dewy glaze. i think that i need to work and adapt my illustration abilities more, they need to be better and more defined, over the summer period i am going to work alot more with...
Pin hole camera images →
Here is a flicker page that I have found with lots of different pin hole camera outcomes, I am really looking forward to actually getting out there and experimenting more with my camera. I am also going to perhaps try constructing another camera out of quite a bizzare object and see the the different outcomes.
i have really enjoyed working on different surfaces with my usual choice of media (watercolours) however depending on the fabric the colour can actually bleed alot. i have controlled the running of the colour using a fine liner, i think that the outcome’s of these fabric illustrations have created a quite nice printed effect. even though i want my drawings to be good i still want the...
Article on Michael Landy →
i don’t want to lose sight of my archiving idea, i am documenting each plant i collect however i think it would be interesting to do this in a different way. i have bought an old typewriter from a charity shop i think this will be really interesting to record my information with and i could perhaps experiment with typing onto different surfaces.
At home we have a herb garden with growing runner beans, tomato’s, peas, strawberries, and even some wild plants i would like to plant a seed and create studies of this over a period of time from when it is initially planted to being harvest and even eaten. i could produce a garden journal of this process including photographs, illustration and text.
“I saw them as optimistic. I liked the way they don’t want to be...
Ron Mueck →
i have started to research various artists and i came across this wonderful piece by Ron Mueck. these wings have been constructed from real goose feathers,i think that this piece is quite comforting even calming i love how it seems to overlook its viewers as-if idly keeping a safe eye over everyone. i think that these wings are so realistic i love the way in which...
The Tale Of Icarus
Icarus was the son of a genius named Daedalus. He was a great creator and inventor. He built the labyrinth, for the king Minos of Crete, that was to hold and imprison the half bull and half man named Minotaur. Daedalus instead was imprisoned within his own invention because he helped the enemy of king Minos. He gave Minos’ daughter a clew of string to help Theseus who finally survived the...
Pin Hole Camera
at the start of this project we put together our own briefs, originally i was going to create an archive of myths and legends that the public could look through and even learn from, however this proved to be quite a challenge as there was that many different themes and genres to look at i didn’t know where to start. i didced to concentrate on one theme. the way i had planned to document...
one artist that creates these very alien like presences is Karla black i absolutely love her strange and abstract pieces. they remind me of plastic sheets that would be hung in a slaughter house or crime scene, even though they take on this quite sinister body they can also be very delicate looking they could leaking from another world into ours. ...
if i were to construct wings i am unsure as to what size these would be, i think that very small, petite wings would be very pretty and delicate but i kind of like the idea of quite a heavy claustrophobic wing that looks almost like a smelly decomposing piece of flesh. at first i pictured the wing stretched out across the wall almost about to take flight but i now like the idea that this wing...
Throughout allot of myths and legends there is a strong continuity of wings this is obviously something that has really stood out to me. moving on from the simple drawings of petals i have looked into the idea of using actual flowers to construct small fairy like wings, these could perhaps be woven into a wire base or possibly stitched together similar to a patchwork quilt. i have drawn some...
Flowers and Wings
still thinking about flowers i have tried to bring the concept of flowers and fairies together as i still want this project to be based around a myth or legend. because the fairy part of this project is the myth i want to take it out from this and not make it too literal, i don’t want to make a piece on a fairy but perhaps take an element from this and work on ideas from that. because i...
i have started to look at insect wings and create some quick studies of these i think that the veins in the wings are quite beautiful and remind me of a 1970s pattern. i am concentrating on things being delicate this reminds me of flowers and fragile petals i have chosen quite a beautiful flowerand almost deconstructed this by pulling apart the petals, this has created a sort of collage of...
somthing i have found particularly intresting about these fairys are the wings, i love these very fragile structures, they look so delicate that they could easily crumble away. these reminded me of insect wings and how beautiful, small and fragile these are.