Coursework

Exercise 2 Your own head

Initially, I did three 5 minute sketches, the first in wax relief and watercolour wash and two in pencil, one in blue colouring pencil.  For the first sketch I deliberately chose wax relief to get started and although it is not particularly a good likeness and as I was not Read more…

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Research point – Artists and self portraits

Looking into this research point I began to realise the act of producing a self-portrait (in any media) has many motivations.  For example, it could be time spent practicing techniques to hone and explore one’s skill, a free ‘sitter’, painting the self as a metaphor, which in itself can be Read more…

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