3S1 life room

26/11/22 St Ives Layering up drawings seems to produce the most interesting results.

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2S9 Crypt Exhibition ‘Sticks & Bones’ reflection

Post date 14/11/22 (show halfway through) Documenting here the Crypt, St Ives exhibition ‘Sticks and Bones’ reflecting on the process of putting the show together. The show was a group show, with 4 artists running from 12th November to 18th November 2022. We ran marketing for the show as well as hanging it. Our core… Continue reading 2S9 Crypt Exhibition ‘Sticks & Bones’ reflection

2S2 AR (doll house AR) & haptic work (desk)

04/10/22 Following on from the work that I have done to add an AR layer using Artivive to one of my paintings and the work that’s been done with the NSA artists, I’m working on a Doll’s house animation for the Sticks and Bones show at The Crypt, St Ives. This work alongside the work… Continue reading 2S2 AR (doll house AR) & haptic work (desk)

2S8 experimental figure

3 day course with Emily Ball focused on experimental figure work (21-23/9/22). Lots learned, and doors opened – felt like a freeing-up after a lot of tighter, preplanned painting and fiddly animation work. Learning to trust that something will come out of a life – on-the-fly way of working was perhaps the strongest sense of… Continue reading 2S8 experimental figure

2S2 Life Drawing

Kicking off a new season There’s a confidence that’s emerged in the work after the Emily Ball session in these drawings. I hope to keep up that level of exploration in life drawing. I’m really starting to enjoy using charcoal and feeling better about layering chalk. Getting somewhere: less detail, less stuff, more essence and… Continue reading 2S2 Life Drawing

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2S7 Experiments in AR

Working towards integrating a digital component to my painting, I’ve been experimenting with using an animated AR overlay in relation to a painting. I’ve been making AR applications for museums for a long time, but in a team with programmers. And, as part of another funded research project, I wanted to explore and evaluate a… Continue reading 2S7 Experiments in AR

2S Attended 15-17/08/22. Newlyn Art School.

Approach was lots of quick poses, focusing on shapes and the attitude of the body; providing material for later paintings. two models in the room. I chose to do this course to allow for a more sustained period in the life room to strengthen my skills. below is a record of the work. The refocusing… Continue reading 2S Attended 15-17/08/22. Newlyn Art School.

Through the lens of Folk Horror: Courbet’s late landscapes

Through the lens of Folk Horror: Courbet’s late landscapes Abstract This paper explores Jean-Désiré-Gustave Courbet’s late landscapes using Folk Horror tropes as an interpretational framework. Folk Horror is regarded as a subset of the horror genre and is therefore located within the terrain of contemporary popular culture; a concern with the otherness of the landscape,… Continue reading Through the lens of Folk Horror: Courbet’s late landscapes