Monthly Archives: July 2014

Postcards from the Great War 04

Originally posted on The Humour of the Great War:
Today (31st July) is the 97th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Passchendaele. I used to be a teacher in Newton-le-Willows and I made this video about the Newton…

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Punch Cartoon 01

Originally posted on The Humour of the Great War:
The magazine was published weekly. This cartoon is from the issue of July 29th 1914, exactly 100 years ago today. I’ll try and publish Punch cartoons on the day they were originally…

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Postcards of the Great War 02

Originally posted on The Humour of the Great War:
Artist – Douglas Tempest, Published by Bamforth & Co. “Witty” Series No. 251 Postmarked Sept 12th 1916, and sent to Gunner A Percival 302253, 20th Battery CFA, 2nd Eastern General Hospital, Hove,…

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Postcards from the Great War – 01

Originally posted on The Humour of the Great War:
With just a week to go to the commemorations of the outbreak of the Great War in 1914, I’ve decided to upload some of my comic cards of the period which…

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Pop Quiz: How Good Is Your Painting Memory?

I recently reblogged a piece from Artist Daily. Today there was another item which I thought I’d share. There’s an introduction and conclusion by Courtney Jordan, editor of Artist Daily: “John Hulsey and Ann Trusty created their website, The Artist’s Road, … Continue reading

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P164 – Research Point – The Golden Section

Originally posted on The Milkman Goes To College:
Find out about the golden section. Find at least six examples by a range of artists and look at how they have used the golden section in the composition of their pictures.…

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Alcohol largely untouched at art exhibition opening shock.

Originally posted on Chapel Street Community Arts:
I’m working on my tabloid headlines. What a sober bunch we all are. With the exception of an exhibition of school pupils work, every art launch I’ve ever been to been to has…

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