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Unit X – Whitworth Limited Edition – REFLECTION


The first thing I discovered during this project is that experimentation is very important. Even if you have a complete idea in your mind, you should still try out different mediums and processes to see what else might work. 636 more words


Drawing @iamsrk for the BBC Little Painting Challenge-Part 2 The viewing

In my last blog, I left my viewers and myself wondering which of my postcards had been chosen as one of the thousand among 49 thousand entries for the BBC Little Painting Challenge. 1,240 more words


Unit X – Whitworth Limited Edition – INVESTIGATIONS

Experiment #1: BEAD

I have already decided not to use beads for the curtain as this is going to be very costly and time consuming. Especially if I want to experiment with different types of beads. 919 more words


Drawing @iamsrk for the 'BBC Little Painting Challenge'.

During the months of February-April, BBC TV had a competition running, to draw or paint a picture on a postcard and submit it to their… 1,168 more words


The Whitworth Art Gallery Archive: the development of a Manchester cultural institution

Matthew Schofield has recently catalogued the archives of the Whitworth Art Gallery. He writes:

The Whitworth Art Gallery reopened on 14 February 2015 following a £16.9 million refurbishment and extension. 741 more words


Easter Break - Part 1

I have had a week of holiday and it has been heaven! Following a very relaxing Easter weekend, I headed to Glasgow for a night of spa and cocktails. 216 more words

Busy Exploring

Manchester Covered

The Hotel

The recently opened Hotel Gotham takes its inspiration from Batman.  You will find stylish monochrome rooms with a splash of comic book colour and with all the usual hotel comforts.  453 more words