Category Archives: Reflection

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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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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Part 4 – Reflection on Tutor Feedback

In his feedback on my submission for Part 4 of this course, my tutor has been supportive and broadly positive of my outcomes and but has identified the underlying issue that my focus is often on the ‘technical challenges faced’ and that … Continue reading

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Part 4 – Reflection

Part 4 of the course is all about casting in plaster, and, at the end of the two projects, and 3okg of plaster, I am deeply ambivalent about the medium. I love the white purity of the natural finish and … Continue reading

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Part 4 – A Sculptural Enquiry

Last week found me in Devon. My husband was attending an engineering course so I went along for a week thereby avoiding providing hotel  services to teenagers. My idea was to sketch, read and paint my way through the week. Initially, the … Continue reading

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Part 3 – Reflection

Part 3 of the course involves creating models in clay and then developing large works, based on these or earlier sculptures, into larger scale plaster sculptures. I found working in clay very liberating. I deliberately chose to create, destroy and recreate … Continue reading

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Materials and Costs

I think it would be useful to keep a record of materials I have used in my projects so that I can review the range and think about other possibilities. This might also be useful to prospective students worried about … Continue reading

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