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My OCA Journey

Welcome to my OCA Journey. I will be recording all my projects, observations and assignments here as I work my way through my courses. I am currently enrolled in Sculpture 1 and Printmaking 1.   28 more words

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Project 2 Lens Work (Part 2 Imaginative Spaces)

Research point around depth of field looking at the work of Wim Wenders, Ansel Adams, Fay Godwin, Gianluca Cosci, Mona Kuhn, Kim Kirkpatrick and Guy Bourdin. 782 more words



This was my first study course with the OCA as it was the first one that was reasonably close, but I had some reservations about how relevant it would be for me.   3,045 more words


Artes Mundi - day 2

Another amazing day… I met everyone at Ffotogallery in Penarth to see that last two Artes Mundi artists.

The first artist at Ffotogallery was:

Sanja Ivekovic… 406 more words

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Artes Mundi study visit - day 1

I drove to Cardiff this morning to attend the OCA Artes Mundi study visit.

This contemporary art exhibition is held every other year and this year it is spread throughout Cardiff over three separate venues. 354 more words

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A New Monotype

I’ve recently started a printmaking course with the Open College of the Arts (OCA). The first part is about making monotypes and this is a painterly one I did this afternoon. 225 more words


Betty Goodwin

I have recently discovered Betty Goodwin and I am really excited. I have no idea why I haven’t come across her work before. Her work is a really exciting discovery. 241 more words

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