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Summer project decisions..

After having a tutorial with my tutor Anna at the end of last term and talking through my concerns and queries for the year ahead, i feel relieved, being set a project that i think is exactly down the lines of things i enjoy and subject matter i hope to pursue. 197 more words



This torso study was a response to what I had noted about Tim Shaw’s figures (see previous post). It is certainly is my most convincing figure so far. Anatomically more accurate, a better size, a better use of wax and a better armature. Now I’ve just got to figure out how to make more than just anatomical models. Still progress though!



After a day’s life drawing, I visited the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy with dad. The quality of work obviously varied, but it was exciting to see a who’s who of contemporary art. 333 more words



Active and Passive Voice

At the heart of every good sentence is a strong, precise verb; the opposite is true as well–at the core of most confusing, awkward, or wordy sentences lies a weak verb. 582 more words

Writing Tip: Rewriting and Editing Your Creative Writing Project

Writing Tip: Rewriting and Editing Your Creative Writing Project

Rewriting and editing helps to tighten up your work. But it can be difficult – what to chop and when to stop may not be clear, and you may change your mind more than once during the process. 212 more words

Creative Talents Unleashed


As previously discussed, I like the ambiguity of figures overlapping and slipping between direct figuration and abstraction. As such, I have begun modelling these maquettes. I think this is partially the result of the excitement that I will be visiting Rachel Kneebone’s new sculptures at the White Cube in a few weeks! Are they working yet? No, I don’t think so; but I’m not particularly worried. I think the aim for my work this holiday is to get confident with materials and working three-dimensionally so that come September I don’t have to spend the first few weeks stumbling around doing just this…