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Remedios Varo


Remedios Varo was one of the most significant Surrealist artists in Mexico. Her paintings are made with an exquisite fragility, layered in a painterly style of tiny brush strokes that look as if they are done in egg-tempera.  436 more words

Texture project - first attempt, not a fun time

I took several different passes at this project – after my initial feelings of frustration I decided to approach it from a few different angles to see which approach would work best for me, I think this is an important stage in my learning journey, especially as this kind of academic study is new territory for me. 699 more words


Max Ernst : Natural History

Φροτάζ:  Η εμμονή του Ερνστ με το υποσυνείδητο, εισήγαγε στο σούρεαλ ιδίωμα τη τεχνική του φροτάζ.

Προέκυψε κάποια στιγμή, που παρατηρούσε τις φθαρμένες γραμμές των ξύλινων σανίδων ενός δαπέδου, σ’ ένα μικρό ξενοδοχείο στο Πορνάν της Γαλλίας, στις όχθες του Ατλαντικού, τον Αύγουστο του 1925.


Mythical creatures

Year 8 were learning about mythical creatures, in art and drama. It was therefore important for them to understand the creature they were trying to create- how it moved, felt, it’s hobbies and powers as well as how it looked. 227 more words

Year Two

Good Neighbors

“Hey!  Can I ask you a favor?” A voice calls to me as I round the corner from the steps onto my street.   My neighbor, Chris, is trotting across toward me.  4,629 more words

Gay Erotica


Frottage- the technique or process of taking a rubbing from an uneven surface to form the basis of a work of art.

I found it interesting to take rubbings from my surroundings, and how different textures were translated onto paper. 63 more words

Year Two