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Formative Reflection

Three points outlining my hopes for this course.

My first hope is to grow my knowledge of textiles, specifically their properties and the techniques used to display them at their best. 45 more words


Telling a story

Telling a story in a painting is quite a challenge. You have to be able to capture emotions and relationships with body language and gesture. I was stumped. 279 more words


York Quilt Museum and Ineke Berlyn

A visit to the quilt museum in York yielded a big surprise.

I was expecting Kaffe Fassett,(He is currently exhibiting in Aberdeen) I read the date wrong it will be at the quilt museum in  2015! 168 more words


UA1-WA:P5-p1-Research Point - Trompe l'oeil

In this exercise we are asked to “research some of the ways in which trompe l’oeil has been exploited in works of art, particularly in decorative schemes”. 1,304 more words

Western Art

Picture captions

A good guide in writing captions are mentioned in the course material:

Explain what needs explaining
The journalistic five Ws are a good starting point: 368 more words


27 August 2014. Dem Bums at oca.org Should Eat their Wheaties... They Missed Another Notable Death


I want to state at the outset that I find oca.org’s laggardliness in posting news reprehensible. It’s not a good sign at all and it shows disrespect to the departed and to their families. 207 more words