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My second year Fine Art blog to show my journey as an artist!

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Becoming a guest blogger for ‘CottonOnMCR’!

A few months ago, I began researching into possible career options after I finish University as I was feeling slightly overwhelmed with finishing without any idea of what lies ahead! I knew that a masters was an option as I… Continue Reading →

Conceptual exploration of ideas – randomness, chance and control

I began this project knowing I wanted to focus on how I felt as a woman living in the 21st century. I also knew how the weather and nature play such a huge role in how my emotions are formed,… Continue Reading →

Critical Review Images –

‘MCR Sew Social’ Exhibition!

On Monday the 8th March 2021, I partook in an online exhibition for International women’s day hosted by ‘MCR Sew Social’.  It was MCR Sew Social’s first online exhibition to celebrate International Women’s Day and it was also my first… Continue Reading →

ArtSteps Online Combined Exhibition

Access Artsteps Exhibition: Here Using the online exhibition tool ‘Artsteps’, Ana Sehota, Holly Miles and I created a combined gallery exhibition of the work we have created so far during this project. It is a mixture of both of our… Continue Reading →

Week 21 – Photography in the woods and focusing on the wind

This week, after my tutorial with Ed and Gino, using a different inspiration point was a key interest to me. As at home I live in a rural place, I wanted to see how the place around me, my location,… Continue Reading →

Artist Research – Ian McKeever

Ian Mckeever is a contemporary British artist who specialises in abstract landscapes, human form and additions of the photographic element. He began working as an artist in 1968 and had his first solo exhibition in 1970, followed by his first… Continue Reading →

Week 20 – Wind, rain and leaving things to chance!

This week I wanted to focus on experimenting with chance and having little control with how the weather can assist my work. Using the inspiration from Virginia Katz and her series ‘Wind’ 2000-2008, I used and manipulated both wind and… Continue Reading →

Artist Talk – Juno Calypso

Juno Calypso is a London based artist working with photography, film and installation and focuses on ‘‘studying solitude, desire and femininity through a dark comedy lens’’. (1) Some of her most recent awards include FOAM talent winner in 2016 and… Continue Reading →

Week 19 – Canvas collaging and experiments out in the rain!

Although I had tried using collage in my sketchbook for starting points, I wanted to try using it onto my canvas instead. I used magazines, poems from my ‘Gigantic Cinema’ weather anthology and paper I had painted using acrylic to… Continue Reading →

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