Category Archives: Photograph

A New Monotype

I’ve recently started a printmaking course with the Open College of the Arts (OCA). The first part is about making monotypes and this is a painterly one I did this afternoon. It’s based on a photograph I took from the … Continue reading

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Paintings and Photographs – What Should Be The Relationship?

Today there was a Huffpost tweet about “a mind blowing art revelation”. This related to work about a Korean realist painter called Kang Kang Hoon, whose paintings look just like photographs. My immediate reaction was simply ‘why?’ What was the … Continue reading

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Looking At The World From A Different Viewpoint

I came across a remarkable set of photographs yesterday via Twitter. What was photographed was certainly not remarkable – very ordinary rooms – but what made them so was the unusual bird’s eye perspective. According to the Guardian article, photographer Menno Aden … Continue reading

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Bolton University Fine Arts Degree Show 2013 Part 1

Regular readers will know what I think of artists’ statements written in International Art English aka Bovine Doo Doo. I was concerned then when I was at the Bolton University Fine Arts Degree Show on Thursday evening because I actually … Continue reading

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Vermeer’s Daughter And Other Huff Posts

Kestrelart is very concerned about my reading the Mail. (If you don’t follow Kestrelart, he does some gorgeous drawings of birds – I think there’s a clue in the name, somewhere! – such as these.) I did reassure him that I … Continue reading

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Not Just A Girl!

I’ve just had a link on my Facebook account to a delightful photographic website, Jaime C Moore Photography. She had a wonderful idea about photographs to commemorate her daughter’s fifth birthday. Disney princess? No, real women! Unfortunately, I can’t give … Continue reading

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Three items picked up via Twitter

As I stated in my ‘Hello’ introduction, one of the purposes of this blog is to share ‘ephemeral’ items about art. Recently I’ve started using Twitter to help me keep up to date with art news. This evening as I … Continue reading

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