Welcome

Welcome to my blog which is also my learning log  for the Open College of the Arts Degree Programme in Drawing and Painting!   A learning log is an essential aspect of the course with its emphasis on critical and reflective learning and practice. It is structured with the categories required for me to post my ongoing work especially … More Welcome

Gallery visit: Maggi Hambling – Touch, Works on Paper

10th January 2017 British Museum For someone starting out on a drawing course Maggi Hambling is an inspiration and a challenge. She  is passionate about drawing. In an interview with a journalist (See Telegraph Review below) she describes: Whether in Suffolk or London, she gets up at 5am in summer and 6am in winter and … More Gallery visit: Maggi Hambling – Touch, Works on Paper

Gallery visit: The Oldest Portrait the British Museum

10th January 2017 British Museum The Jericho Skull is the oldest portrait in the British Museum’s collection – a human skull that was decorated with plaster about 9,500 years ago.  http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=283002&partId=1 Like us early people wanted a way to remember their departed loved ones. The same day I saw a small exhibition of drawings by … More Gallery visit: The Oldest Portrait the British Museum