Sketchbook pages

Sketchbook pages

Pattern seen on a background of an information board in the Best of British exhibition at the V&A (benefits of being a member – just pop into the other exhibitions just because you’re there and it doesn’t cost a penny). The second page is a...
Research Point – V&A Exhibition

Research Point – V&A Exhibition

I’m a V&A member and was lucky enough to have the time to go to the members preview of the new exhibition ‘Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950’ with a friend on the preview day on Friday 19th. I loved the exhibition and my friend loved it too....
Why make marks?

Why make marks?

In these sketchbook pages I’ve looked at one last artist (Pollock) and I explored the question that I had been asking myself a little bit – Why make marks??  I had been thinking this to myself regarding the exercises as at first I thought it was just to...
Project 1, Stage 2, Exercise 2

Project 1, Stage 2, Exercise 2

Exploring different ways to shade. I only did a few squares and stuck to one pencil. It was surprisingly hard to find different ways make marks to shade! I could have gone for a few more but feel happy with this selection. I also could have explored mixing different...
More artists and sketchbook pages

More artists and sketchbook pages

I had some new leaf shaped craft punches so played around with some old colour photocopies and silver packaging bits an bobs (a security sticker held down with clear film and the underside of a yoghurt pot lid) Here are some sketches that I did during work – One...