Monthly Archives: October 2012

Sandy, NYC at 16:45

Originally posted on barbaraelka:
Barbaraelka always uploads amazing photos but when a superstorm comes her way …. barbaraelka View original post

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My First OCA Assessment Piece!

As you may know, I’m doing a distance learning course in drawing with the Open College of the Arts (OCA). Most of my work is published on my online log book “The Milkman Goes To College” but yesterday I drew … Continue reading

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Where Dreams are Cut from Paper

Originally posted on Kathie Vezzani:
Be prepared to be awed. Beatrice Coron plays with paper, in a big way. At the age of 40, after different jobs in various locations throughout the world, she decided to become serious about becoming…

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The Sketchbook Project

Originally posted on mags phelan:
Thought this might be of interest to others on Drawing 1 – a blog post on the recent London exhibition of books from The Sketchbook Project.  What a brilliant idea!

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ArtReview: 2012 Power 100

I don’t want to make any judgements myself, but I just wanted to share this link with you: ArtReview: 2012 Power 100 I just noted how few artists, and British artists in particular, are in the list. OK, Al Weiwei … Continue reading

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in the background

Interesting work, thought the arms in the large peony-rose pic is the same arm. It makes you question if there is other “fiddling” going on. Still interesting though.

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Naked Ambition

I love reading Fia Blue’s tales from the other side of the easel. She has a lovely style.

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Art Imitating Art?

This morning’s news was the defacing of a work by Rothko at the Tate Modern. I have to admit that my first reaction was “How can you deface a Rothko?” I am not the greatest fan of Mark Rothko, or … Continue reading

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Manchester Contemporary – A Postscript

I had some prints in the Hot Bed Press browser at the Manchester Contemporary and I sold one of them! Imperial War Museum North I’d priced this print as a pair with another print: I tend to produce prints in … Continue reading

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Looking at Modern Art

I want to write about a woman writing about two people writing about how we look at modern art. In last Sunday’s Telegraph, in the Seven magazine there were three interesting items about visual art. One was a review about … Continue reading

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