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Assessment results

I have just received my portfolio back from my assessment for this unit, and that has reminded me to post about the results of the assessment. My intention is that it would be useful for future students who might read … Continue reading

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Gallery – Part 5

This gallery contains 22 photos.

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Critical Appraisal

For this final part of the course, my objective was to respond to the challenge set me by my tutor to create work which has a personal significance. I also wanted my use of materials to be a direct response … Continue reading

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mDNA

Following on from my earlier exploration into family ties, I wanted to make a work which celebrated my mother, her central place in our family and the role of mothers in general, without being sentimental. I also wanted to consider … Continue reading

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All The Mothers

Following on from my earlier exploration into family ties, I wanted to create a work which celebrated my family and  all the its members back through generations. It should recognise time passing, people fading from memory, new individuals joining the cohort, the numbers … Continue reading

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Family Ties

As I wrote in an earlier post, planning this part of the course, the Christmas family get-togethers made me consider the significance of family ties. Over the season, we gained a new member of the family, lost another and can … Continue reading

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Two Faced

As a child, the textured wallpaper on my ceiling frightened me because I could see faces everywhere in it. This instinct to latch on to any shape which even vaguely suggests a face is fascinating. But then faces are really … Continue reading

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