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Sketchbook: Mixed Media Portraits
Over the summer holidays, I've been trying to sketch as much as possible. Here are some sketchbook pages using promarkers, paint, pencil and ink.   I liked the way the ink bled through the page, so I made a variation of the same portrait flipped over.   Sh...

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Evolution of a Coloured Painting
This is another painting that I did as part of my AS Level project on Masks. For this painting I used the word 'mask' a bit more abstractly to mean covering the face. I also tried to use naturalistic colours rather than applying my own colour palette as I h...

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Unit 1 Sketchbook
This is some of my work from my first sketchbook of AS Level art.  Tonal Pencil Drawing Tonal Pencil Drawing Tonal Painting Tonal Drawing Coloured Painting Mixed Media Painting Experimenting with colour palettes Compositional Sketches Mixed Media Painting ...

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Evolution of a Coloured Painting
So, as I have said in a previous post, my A-Level Art Project at the moment is about masks. The preparation process is producing as much work as possible, whether it be a quick sketch or a full-size colour painting, exploring line, tone, colour harmonies, p...

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GCSE Art Controlled Portfolio
Earlier this year I did my GCSE Art, but I was only allowed to take it home recently. This is my controlled portfolio, which was my non-timed art project.  The theme I chose was portraiture. It had to be something we had done the year before, e.g. Portraitu...

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A-Level Art Project: Masks
At the moment, I am in the first year of my Fine Art A-Level Course. As part of this unit, we have to  choose a starting point, I chose Masks, and start exploring the theme before creating a final outcome in timed conditions. Here is some of my work so far....

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How to Revise Effectively
As it is quickly approaching exam season (I am sitting my AS exams this year) and I have started revising, I thought it would be a good idea to share my approach to revision. I am by no means an expert, but these are the techniques that worked for me when I...

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Experimenting with Pattern on GIMP
I dowloaded GIMP as it was being mentioned that it was a reasonable free alternative to Photoshop. I haven't used it much as of yet, but I have been using to create repeating pattern. In a previous post ( here ), I showed how I made a pattern tile that coul...

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Autumnal Repeating Pattern
I was inspired, while walking over carpets of fallen autumn leaves on my way home from school, to create a repeating pattern of autumn leaves. They looked beautiful, until they started to rot and made yucky, squelchy noises under my feet the day after. I ha...

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Taking a Break
I have decided to take a break from blogging while I revise for my GCSEs. I've already not posted for a few weeks now and I am still two and a half months away from my exams. I had to choose between sporadic posts that I would only half-heartedly write or p...
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