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Landscape- Exercise 1.5-

For this exercise, we were asked to begin working on Assignment 6- Transitions.

First we had to familiarise ourselves with the assignments brief and choose a suitable location to photograph over the duration of the course. 322 more words


Assignment Three: Monochrome

While the technique of alerting colour sliders in order to adjust the tones as they appear in black and white will play an important part in this assignment, more fundamental is the different creative effect of a monochrome image. 128 more words


Exercise - Monochromatic studies (trees)

This exercise asks firstly to prepare two painting surfaces. The recommended subject matter for this exercise is trees and with this in mind I opted to go a little larger in scale and prepared to A2 sheets with two coats of gesso. 849 more words


Exercise - Opaque colour mixing

Using the same colours as the transparent colour mixing (ultramarine and cerulean), but this time i was tasked with mixing these opaquely with the addition of white (for this i chose titanium white). 418 more words


Alternative for Priming Boards

Whilst reading ‘Painting Light in Oils’ by Peter Wileman (a brilliant book, well recommended!) I noticed he has a slightly alternative to priming boards for painting. 276 more words


OCA textile student get-together in Sydney

Today the stars aligned and four of the five Sydney based OCA students were in Sydney, and in the Art Gallery. It was great to meet up, to share stories and support, and to show each other a bit of what we’ve been doing. 354 more words


A raspberry patch appears

I keep heading off to the allotment and thinking ‘Naah, not much to be done here’, but of course, there’s plenty to do, just not very much digging thanks to the frozen ground. 624 more words