Art and Well-being

During these uncertain times, many creatives have put together small activities for people to do at home. Creating new and exciting ways of learning, creating artistic communities and workshops. I have been working alongside LU Arts, and I have created an arts and well-being page on my website. Using different processes which I have personallyContinue reading “Art and Well-being”

Collaborative Practice

It’s been a week since lock down and wow a few things have changed. I have been extremely impressed by the adaptations that have been quickly been enforced within the art world. Galleries have closed, studios have closed, but yet there have been more visible art collaborations within the last week than I have seenContinue reading “Collaborative Practice”

6 month Review Week

Alongside the ABF funding and prize we received back in September, we were asked to present our work to show resolved outcomes, progression and the success with The Step Change Fellowship. So, we curated a small exhibition showcasing all the work we had made, including: the mistakes, the developments and the work in progress. ItContinue reading “6 month Review Week”

Exhibition Set-up

As part of a small group of Loughborough University Fine Art Graduates we have been planning and putting together the exhibition “In My Experience.” It aims to contemplate the complexities and variations of human experience. Bringing together an array of different practices, drawing on their own personal life events and research into shared experience. EmbraceContinue reading “Exhibition Set-up”

Paper-making

In between working on my large scale drawing I thought I could take this opportunity to make some paper. Something I have always been intrigued by. It could be interesting to see how the edges of the paper effect the work I have been producing. I made a mixture of both white and black paperContinue reading “Paper-making”

Photo-shop and Selection

After hours and hours of trying to measure out the layout of my next piece and failing. I was able to finally put my photoshop skills to good practice. It felt so exciting to be able to easily move a shape from one place to the next without the worry of spending too much time,Continue reading “Photo-shop and Selection”

New Year: Gallery Visit NCCD.

We all start every new year with a clean slate and have many exciting ideas of how we can improve ourselves. This year I have tried to approach things a little differently, I aim to introduce new goals each month rather than overwhelming myself with a long list of changes! So first of all, myContinue reading “New Year: Gallery Visit NCCD.”

Week 11 – Plan

I have spent the last week trying to create plans and templates for a larger scale piece of work. After hours, in fact days, of meticulously measuring out shapes, sadly something didn’t quite match up. Back to the drawing board! It’s important to remember and share these frustrating times, just another hurdle to overcome! HopefullyContinue reading “Week 11 – Plan”

Week 10 – Reflect

I have been working on a smaller scale to try and improve my skills and techniques when using the frottage process. Hoping that through experimentation I would be able to understand, reflect and create a series of resolved drawings on a larger scale. When considering repetition within my work, it is important to understand thatContinue reading “Week 10 – Reflect”

Week 8 – Breakthrough

Every now and then I find I need to step back from making constantly and actually think about what I am actually doing, and what it is that I would like to achieve. After experimenting with different shapes within my work, these reminded me of the blister packets for medication, yet another coping mechanism forContinue reading “Week 8 – Breakthrough”