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Jour(s): 24-27 First Days in Paris

I stood in the station, one hand on my black suitcase, the other on my red, with my hastily stuffed backpack of the same color weighing  down my back. 690 more words


Degas... surpisingly

I was talking about ‘countdowns’ the other day, wasn’t I? I was looking for something that would keep me on the task, that would push me on, make me be persistent, responsible and boringly regular… 417 more words


French Seminar and Excursion to Degas Exhibition

French Distance Education courses place great emphasis on culture and offer students vast opportunities to explore the rich world of French history and art.

Every year the French faculty takes Year 11, Year 10 and Accelerated 2 Distance Education students to the National Gallery of Victoria for a guided tour of the permanent exhibition of French art, as part of one of our seminars. 682 more words

VSL Vault

Back to the drawing board?

The cool thing about being an art studio major is that you get to try so many mediums.

I was always hoping that maybe if I tried them all (drawing, painting, photography, graphic design), that maybe I’d find one that I was good at. 217 more words


Absinthe and the Artist

“What is there in absinthe that makes it a separate cult? Even in ruin and in degradation it remains a thing apart: its victims wear a ghastly aureole all their own, and in their peculiar hell yet gloat with a sinister perversion of pride that they are not as other men.” Aleister Crowley, … 579 more words

Combining Art and Science

This is a confession. I love cells. However, if this were an essay for my German teacher at secondary school she would, given the name of this blog, award me a “Themenverfehlung” (basically completely missing the point of the essay question), which she did on a semi-regular basis. 496 more words