The aim of this sprint is to explore what a more tonalist approach to paintings offers for my folk horror thematic. This sprint dovetails with the completion of work for 2S4. My decision to explore tonalism as a way forwards is based on what emerged from S24 – a need to build more atmosphere and… Continue reading 2S5 Tonalism
S4: portrait methods – finding a way
Spending 4 days focused on a version of the atelier method for painting portraits gave me an opportunity to work in a way I don’t normally. It was hard to follow the method and not revert to my more intuitive and less organised approach. I felt that I needed a more systematic approach to painting… Continue reading S4: portrait methods – finding a way
Intro: What’s folk horror?
Folk Horror is a mise-en-scene deployed by games as means of critiquing the normative, the pastoral and the familiar, focused ofen on the otherness of the landscape, or features within it the display entropy/and or the return of features showing what was once human dominion return to ‘nature’. Folk Horror’s staples are sacrifice, ritual, myth… Continue reading Intro: What’s folk horror?