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Research Point - Landscapes


Albrecht Durer

Albrecht Durer was a renaissance painter from Germany in the 15th Century. Beginning in silverpoint pen sketching portraits, he quickly became skilled and in his early twenties, he started using watercolour to depict landscapes and cityscapes, of which he quickly became fascinated by. 1,505 more words


Research Point - Vija Celmins


Vija Celmins was born in Latvia in 1944, before emigrating to the United States.

In the video, Vija Celmins discusses how her creative process works. 621 more words


Part 1, Exercise 3: Study of several trees 

For this exercise, we had to produce a drawing of a group of several trees and introduce colour. As it’s not very easy for me to get out into the woods in a wheelchair, and my back garden only has sparse trees here and there, I decided to google image search. 801 more words


Project 1 Exercise 2 - Larger Observational study of an individual tree.

Drawing a more detailed version of a tree initially made me a little nervous. I’ve never really drawn trees before, besides some really awful cartoon trees when I was a child. 566 more words


Part 3. Project 1, Exercise 1. 

Part 3 of this course focuses on the outdoors and working in nature. I had a detailed look through the exercises and my first initial thought was that maybe I wouldn’t be able to complete a lot of the work, being quite severely mobility impaired it takes a lot of effort to get out and about, but after a bit of thinking, I realised my own back garden and photos from the internet are just as valid sources as going for a 5 mile walk looking for inspiration. 662 more words


O Great Spirit

O Great Spirit, alighting in silence
circling slowly in my heart
wingtips trembling in the current
as you circle
spiraling through the expanse

– for Katie Reimer

© Meisaan Chan


Day Two Hundred Fourteen Morning #DiaryoftheEndoftheWorld

Lyle writes:

The terrain has changed to a level expanse, running straight. (No place for a snake to hide and surprise the hapless passerby).

Studied my goal before closing my eyes. 18 more words

Diary Of The End Of The World