AAD011 Gender

Gender The artist Frida Kahlo perfectly represents womanhood and real femininity throughout her works such as her self portraits. In these portraits Kahlo challenges society’s demands for how Woman should look and act, women are supposed to be perfectly groomed with hair only in the right places but just like men we grow hair on…Continue Reading AAD011 Gender

AAD011 Communication

Communication Communication is how we interact with each other to express our feelings and this is done through written, vocal and visual communication. Visual communication is a massive factor in art and is usually how the artist speaks to the viewers telling them what they feel through a piece. This goes back as far as…Continue Reading AAD011 Communication

Fine art painting AAD012

here are some paintings and drawings I did focusing on objects such as bottles and shoes. I really struggled during this workshop and found myself constantly throwing away drawings and paintings as they didn’t interest me. I feel as though my skills weren’t up to scratch either which was quite disappointing although I think the…Continue Reading Fine art painting AAD012

AAD011 “Innovation”

The word innovation brought my mind straight to all the Big tech companies of today, such as Amazon, Tesla, Space X and various others. These companies are constantly creating new innovative products and lifestyle changes, for example Elon Musk’s mission to Mars with his company Space X. But as of the last few years our focus…Continue Reading AAD011 “Innovation”

Printmaking artist research (linocuts- Sybil Andrews)

Sybil Andrews was a printmaking artist who made many of her works during the first and second world wars, and with this time period came a lot of shortages in supplies such as wood which was seen by Andrews as “too laborious” anyway, so working with what she has such as flooring linoleum, old umbrellas and…Continue Reading Printmaking artist research (linocuts- Sybil Andrews)

Printmaking artist research (drypoint/etching)

Best known as a painter, Rembrandt made significant contributions to printmaking, producing almost 300 prints in his career, and is considered a great master of print. As a printmaker, Rembrandt repeatedly experimented with the etching, tonal effects, and the dramatic portrayal of his subjects. In order to achieve the results he desired, he often combined etching with…Continue Reading Printmaking artist research (drypoint/etching)