Category Archives: Part 1 Construction and Drawing

Renato Guttuso and Peter De Francia at the Estorick Gallery

A Study Visit to the Estorick introduced me to these two artists who were life long friends. Guttuso is famous in Italy but little known here. De Francia was a British painter who became Professor of Painting at The Royal … Continue reading

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Gallery – Part 1

This gallery contains 13 photos.

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Part 1 – Reflection, Assessment Criteria

Demonstration of technical and visual skills I have had to learn new technical skills for this course such as using a pillar drill, counter-sinking screws and drawing wire. I have been very lucky to live in a home where we … Continue reading

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Project 2 Open Space Construction

The second project on the Sculpture 1 course calls for an open space construction and I spent sometime considering just what that might mean. Such a structure could be considered to have three aspects, an interior space occupied by the structure, … Continue reading

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Project 1 Shallow Relief Sculpture

Project 1 calls for a shallow relief structure constructed by applying materials to a base board. Initially, I played around with ideas in my sketchbook, searching for an idea which I thought I could make. My first thoughts were inspired … Continue reading

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Why sculpture?

What’s the appeal of sculpture? What does it have that other art forms don’t have? Why would one choose to make a sculpture rather than a painting, say? The Oxford Dictionary defines sculpture as ‘two- or three- dimensional representational or … Continue reading

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Research Point – Constructed Sculpture

In a review of constructed sculpture of the 13 sculptors suggested by our course notes, I have tried to identify key themes and ideas, rather than a large historical review across all the artists. I have then chosen a few … Continue reading

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