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Vermeer to Caro

There were many artists from who I had taken influence although the approach I took was to view lots and see where it takes me. The range span from Vermeer to Caro. I became specifically interested in Pollock for a

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Tom Learner

Throughout my research I’ve come across some key debates in books and in conversation that have influenced my practice. Covering a discussion with Adam Webster of Cardiff national museums conservation sector and the book modern paints by Tom Learner and

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Hockeny, Tate Britain

In the David Hockney show within Tate Britain I found he show intriguing because of the quantity of work. The autobiographical nature of the works culminates to form the presence of the artist themselves. The use of colours and subject

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Jan Williams

Artist Jan Williams, BA Fine Art student at Cardiff Metropolitan (UWIC) from 2006-2009, MFA- Fine Art in 2012. Is someone who came to my attention as of the HeARTh gallery showing. When I questioned the curator (Mel Wotton) about these

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Positively towering

I  had proposed to install a series of sculptural painted towers to respond to the gallery space. The tops of these are set at an average eye height of members of the public, all ages and abilities. Here are some

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Watercolour, spray paint and reversed glass

I wanted to work more freely while caging myself for the work I was producing etc Through out the process of making my current body of work I would of liked to work in a more free way. This means

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Circle paintings

I am interested in developing wet on wet circular drip paintings which are completely abstract and to only be viewed from either looking at the floor or the ceiling I’m not entirely sure yet. Although it must be from these

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Site Venue project

The Site Venue project was intended to give students a taste of what it was like to develop a showing of work outside the confines of the university grounds. My display(s) Upon first hearing about the module in 2016 i

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C.17:20 mins he uses a black gloss paint on a smooth wood. This looks great!   For the past couple of weeks since ‘painting curve’ I have been thinking about working ontop of other more smooth surfaces to yield a

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Michael Simpson’s Leaper Squint 16

While I am looking at Michael Simpson’s Leaper Squint 16 http://www.spikeisland.org.uk/media/thumbnails/uploads/simpson-spike-042_page_image.jpg I do not intended to learn the back story nor the production means. I found the basic elements of interest and used this work(s) as an extremely loose starting

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