Category Part Five: Research and Reflection

Ass 5: Response to tutor report

Points to take forward: Try to stop overworking drawings. Some of them are far too tight and controlled. Look at abstracting areas rather than concentrating on whole areas.  This would help develop tone. More sketchbook work to experiment with different media, support and tools. Try to engage more energy in the drawings. Advertisements


Assessment criteria points Demonstration of Technical and Visual Skills Materials, techniques, observation skills, visual awareness, design and compositional skills. During this part of the course, I have used charcoal more than in any of the other projects throughout the course.  I’m actually enjoying using it and I felt that I used it well in the […]

Research Point: Vuillard, Cassatt and Degas

Look at the work of Vuillard, Mary Cassatt and Degas and make notes on their approaches to composition. Edouard Vuillard (1868 – 1940) (accessed 15/10/2015) First, I looked at Vuillard’s interiors and how he has composed them to entice the viewer to look around the painting rather than just look at it. In this […]

Review of Progress

Part 5 is your chance to consolidate what you have learned, to re­flect on exercises that you have especially enjoyed and to evaluate your progress. Use your learning log to help you review your progress. Make a brief entry for each exercise and assignment undertaken so far detailing successes and any problems that you have […]