Site Specific Installation: Drawing

Site Specific Installation: Drawing

As part of documenting the site before finalising my site specific installation artwork, I have spent some time drawing the burn marks I found in the plastic panels at the bus shelters. Spending some time focusing in on the tiny details has helped to focus my ideas. The drawings shown here were made with coloured pencil on white cartridge…

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Martin Creed: “What You Find” Exhibition

Martin Creed: “What You Find” Exhibition

Martin Creed’s current exhibition at Hauser & Wirth Somerset includes a range of media and approaches, from acrylic paintings on canvas to collections of found objects, including road vehicles. He was also exhibiting several videos, which were accompanied by music tracks he had recorded. The tracks were available to buy in the gift shop as an…

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Site Specific Installation Artists

Site Specific Installation Artists

As part of the process of creating my own site specific installation, I have spent some time researching installation artists. Some of the more famous artists that you may already recognise include Dan Flavin, George Segal, Antony Gormley, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, and Claes Oldenburg. However, there are many artists that create and develop artwork in response to…

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Reconnaissance at the Installation Site

Reconnaissance at the Installation Site

In my last post, I talked about choosing the site and theme for my site specific installation artwork: the town’s bus shelters and ‘waiting’. My work will respond to the specific purpose of the site, which is a designated place for people to wait. I have spent time considering objects or features that are frequently found at…

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Site Specific Artwork

Site Specific Artwork

I’m currently working on a site specific installation project for one of my degree modules. This is the first time that I have had to respond so directly to a site and to create artwork that will appear in that same site. I felt pretty intimidated by the idea when I read the brief and,…

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Digital Collage with Photoshop

Digital Collage with Photoshop

Digital Collage using Scanned Images, Found Objects and Photoshop As part of my Fine Art course, I’ve been doing some experimentation with digital media, including digital collage. I created Digital Collage 1 using 5 photographs that I had recently taken on my Nikon DSLR. I combined them using blending layers and blending masks in Photoshop. I was…

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Poor neglected art website…

Okay, so I’ve totally neglected my poor art website over the past few months. Now for the excuses: I’ve been making art! I’ve been working hard on my degree work I’ve been struggling with my bipolar In all honesty, it’s more fun making art than working on my website… BUT, I’m going to give myself…

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A new journey! IDI: BA Fine Art

I’m really excited to be starting my BA degree in Fine Art tomorrow! It’s felt like a long wait, but tomorrow I finally begin my new journey. I’m studying with IDI (Interactive Design Institute), who deliver the University of Hertfordshire’s BA Fine Art course online. This enables me to complete the course on a part-time…

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Online shop is up and running!

Great news! My Redbubble shop is now up and running. There’s a selection of my work available on a huge variety of products from fine art prints and greeting cards to duvet sets and mugs. You can see my shop here…

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Refining a style

As you can probably see from my portfolio of images, I like to work in a variety of styles. I know some artists find a style and then work from that point. But I get bored too easily and I like to respond to something in a style that I feel best suits it. One…

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