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The Lindisfarne Gospels

Gospels recounts the life of Jesus of Nazareth and his teachings, much like in the Bible. Several gospels have been written by disciples of Jesus during the centuries that followed his death. Only four of these were authorised to be included in the Christian Bible by the Council of Nicaea and these were attributed to […]

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Matthew Collings

Matthew Collings is an art critic and artist. “He has a regular monthly column in the art magazine ArtReview (“Great Critics and Their Ideas”), in which he ‘interviews’ historical figures whose influence on art has been decisive’ […] He began his career working at Artscribe beginning in the production department in 1979 and later took over as editor, […]

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Artist Influences and Research Autumn Assessment 2016 Studio 1

Painting Inspirations

These are the artists that I  used though out the painting project to inform and inspire my decisions on what I should do throughout the painting process. There were several artists that I initially wanted to use. Unfortunately there is not enough literature on them to be able to quote that I used them, especially […]

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Painting Process

1 . Planning See Conceptual Writing – Interpretation of Others. I decided to carry on with the initial ideas of derelict houses and forests where nature and man are becoming one (well, more nature than anything). From here, I had no idea what to do. I wanted to continue with my question ‘What way is up?’, […]

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Painting Experiments

As I had never worked with oil paint before now, I decided that I needed to get some experience in using them, and did experimentations before each new part of the painting process.

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Sidsel Meineche Hansen

I’m not sure how to start this one off because this week, well this week it was just weird and slightly uncomfortable. Warning: this post contains descriptions of what I can only call pornography. Sidsel Meineche Hansen is an artist based in London whose research-led practice manifests as exhibitions, interdisciplinary seminars and publications. Her work […]

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Autumn Assessment 2016 Studio 1

Artist Statement

The main concept behind my painting is the confusion of reality, and the interconnection between man and nature. With the increasing growth of the manmade structures, nature is often pushed to the side, and sometimes even forgotten about. In a world where everything is electronic, we can often forget what reality is. My painting is […]

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Artist Statement Planning

We got given several questions to help us with the planning of the artist statement to give ideas and clues as to what we should be writing; What is my work? What does it look like? Large forest, lake, small partially derelict house (painting). The painting is of a large forest coming out of a […]

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Megan Nolan

I am not going to be bias because of the gorgeous Irish accent that Megan has, I promis, because her work is raw and so full of emotion I was very much in shock, awe and almost tears. “I don’t feel entirely at home in the world of pure literature. It has not always felt […]

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Painting or Not Painting?

Painting has been used throughout history to express emotions, culture and events. Throughout history, however, people have used many different mediums, and this is what I wanted to explore to chose the medium that I am going to paint with. Source: www.veritablehokum.com Painting can use traditional mediums such as oil, acrylic or watercolour paints. These can […]