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Printmaking 1 – P36 – Further Experiments

” … extend your range by adding more colours and using the brush in different ways. What happens when you use the brush handle to draw through the ink on your printing plate? …” Reading through other parts of the … Continue reading

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Printmaking – P34 – My First Monoprints

“Experiments in mark making and painted plates. “With your printing plate in front of you begin to make patterns of colour using your ink and brushes….” For this first project, I used a hard glass plate as recommended, although I’m … Continue reading

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Monoprint or Monotype?

Before I start looking at my work for the first section of Printmaking 1, I would like to look at the term used as a title for the section – ‘Introducing Monoprints’. The reason for this digression is that I … Continue reading

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Photography 1 – P14 – Assignment One “The Square Mile” – Tutor Report

I was somewhat disheartened when I receive feedback on this first assignment. I’ve already done Drawing 1 so I’m used to critical reviews but certainly this report doused any initial enthusiasm I had for the course. Phrases such as “a … Continue reading

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Expressing My Vision Of The Photography 1 Course

Hi I have recently completed Drawing 1 with the OCA. I am now embarking on two more courses viz. Photography 1 – Expressing Your Vision, and Printmaking 1. My first camera cost eight shillings from Woolworths. It had a wire … Continue reading

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P167 Assignment Five Option 3

Decide on the most appropriate media for your subject. … At this stage, it’s probably best to use media that you’re very familiar with. … Working on a larger surface will mean that you may need a board tilted towards … Continue reading

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P166 Exercise: Detailed Studies

There may be objects or features that you wish to include in your landscape. … If this element of your drawing is to be convincing you will need to work out the basic elements of the form. As time was … Continue reading

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