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Assignment Three - Pre-Submission Reflection

Assignment Three of the Open College of the Arts Digital Photographic Practice module requires the preparation of a set (5 to 10) of black and white images on a chosen theme.  826 more words

Digital Photographic Practice

Some reflections on Painting 1

My main aim in studying Painting 1 has been to establish a regular creative routine. That has, I think, been achieved though hard won. At several points on the course I felt overwhelmed, often by trying to balance the demands of the course with ‘real life’ and, occasionally, by the isolation of distance learning. 276 more words

Creative Practice

Assignment One - Planning part two

Portraits of people used to be something of a status symbol. Rich people would hire an artist who would then paint the person in such a manner as to be flattering. 555 more words


Planning "Assignment One" part 1

In order to prepare for this assignment I first looked at images for inspiration. The task is to create between five and seven different portraits using what I have learned from the previous exercises. 761 more words


Expressing My Vision Of The Photography 1 Course


I have recently completed Drawing 1 with the OCA. I am now embarking on two more courses viz. Photography 1 – Expressing Your Vision, and Printmaking 1. 196 more words


Assignment One - Contrasts

My chosen pairs are:

Liquid/Solid (contrast in one photograph)


I’m really pleased with both of these photographs. 461 more words

Art Of Photography Level 1 Course

Exercise - Cropping

This exercise is to help me further my knowledge of cropping that I briefly touched on in the previous exercise – Fitting the frame to the subject. 240 more words

Art Of Photography Level 1 Course