Final Major Project Evaluation
I’m very happy with the outcome of my final major project . I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to produce a final piece that I was really thrilled with and was a successful outcome to the project but I really think what I’ve created is my best work. Through this project I wanted to further explore the theme of Western American Landscapes, which I’ve been working on for most of the college year. I felt...
Need your thoughts!
Fellow Tumblrruurs! Please take 2 secs to have a look at my final painting piece. Any advice, comments or thoughts, good or bad, will really help me to evaluate my final project. Doesn’t have to be much, I just want to know if there’s anything else I can add or just how you perceive my work? :) Ta very much
Just had a rummage through all my development work. Trying to organise all of it into sections and annotate everything for the hand in. Found some development images of Utah. Mostly acrylics and watercolours they’re just a few paintings to get ideas for creating a final piece. Although I ended up going in a different direction, I thought I’d share them anyway :)
Hermann Nitsch →
Link from my mum about a new arts/theatre venue. Hermann Nitsch exhibition starts in August, only a little bit gory 450.jpg
Today I started my final piece in college. So glad I decided to work on slate! It’s the perfect texture and I like the way the paint lies on it as I was worried the colours wouldn’t be as vivid, but they look great. The slate is reeeaally heavy so don’t think I’ll be moving it at all until I have to hang it. I started the painting by sketching out an outline in grey paint....
These are some of the prints I made this weekend while experimenting with techniques to use in my final piece. I used printing ink, acrylic paint and drawing ink to print with and found drawing ink the most troublesome. It worked nicely for a couple pieces but in general It was hard finding a surface to print from because papers soak up the ink too quickly and it runs off plastic/shiny surfaces. I...
So the original plan was to collect all the slate I have in my gardens/neighbouring gardens etc and bring them in to start painting my new photomontages scenes onto…however as it’s bank holiday Monday my family have taken the car out and I’m stuck with some laaaarge pieces of slate that I can’t carry to the bus stop ha! So will be working on them at home and bringing them...
I hate photoshop.
So it’s literally about 12 minutes since I downloaded photoshop and posted about it. I am already positive it is not for me. There is no programme manual or instructions and because it’s not adobe there are virtually no forums or online help! I didn’t mind giving it a go but it’s got me so irritated and stressed I don’t see the point in struggling on. I enjoy trying...
So just downloaded The Gimp for my mac so that I can experiment with photoshopping some of my images together. I think it’s best I try every method of creating photomontages so I know what will work best if I choose to use the idea in my final piece. Also going home today and we’ve got a big garden full of rocks, wood and slates, so my plan is to collect some small and large pieces to...
Found this link really interesting and gives a great list of landscape artists to look at. Strangely the article features a photograph by Ansel Adams I have worked from in this project as well as links to Gurskey’s work, which I have been looking at today…
Got a lot of ideas forming about how I’ll present my work. Going to collect some large pieces of slate and rock to work on top of, and some smaller pieces to test including them in the painting. Been looking at some of Jasper Johns’ work who creates loads of great textures in his work. I also have an email from artist Mike Bell who I emailed a few months ago regarding my...
Some brilliant photomontage examples! →
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