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ATV 3 colour studies EX. 3.2 Translation through yarn

Ex. 3.2 Translation through yarn

Work on ways of interpreting colour and colour proportions from a 2D image, through yarn and material selection and placement. Extract, explore and present a palette of colours. 752 more words

Textiles 1 A Textiles Vocabulary

Umbrellas: Stop the rain

Now that Spring has arrived in the UK, so has the season of the umbrella. We shelter under it when we’re being treated to a Spring shower, and enjoy its shade on those increasingly hot and sunny days. 896 more words


Danseuses au repos

Were you or I

to have an eye

for form and shape and colour

and we had seen

where he had been

we may too… 80 more words


Famous Painter Night with Degas

For our Famous Painter Night this month we painted this beautiful Degas “Rider in a Red Coat” from 1868.  And everyone did a fabulous job!  Just look at these.  20 more words

Daily Painter

P is for Pastels... (AtoZChallenge2018)

A long time ago (when I was moving from Victoria to Canmore) I discovered a box of art supplies in our storage room. In that box were some ancient pastels that perhaps once belonged to my son-in-law, perhaps a gift from his mom who loves to scavenge for treasures in garage sales and thrift shops. 523 more words


Degas once said, "No art is less spontaneous than mine."

I recently went to the Degas exhibit at the Denver Art Museum and was struck by the wonderful combination of showing his sketches and sketchbooks with his oil paintings and pastel works.   261 more words