Today was the last day at the Mixed Media course at the National Arts School. Officially we weren’t supposed to take our works down till 4.30pm but I had to do a runner and when Kerrie Lester left the studio, I pulled my work down and snuck out the back door at 2.30pm. I had finished the final chicken and had a four hour drive … Continue reading Final Day; Mixed Media course. Final chicken.
I like the sense of accomplishment you get from learning new skills, even though it can be extraordinarily frustrating until you find some comfort and confidence in your new found skills. After four days under the direction of Kerrie Lester I’m finding that I am trying new stuff and enjoying it. Although I will certainly be glad to see the back of the chickens! Continue reading Day 4: Mixed media at National Arts School
After initial nerves, I decided I just needed to start something and then I’d get advice from the lecturer as I progressed. Here’s the results of Day 1 and I think this week I’ll have a chicken focus. Over-sized chickens. For a few months, these chickens have been my day-time friends, and I like that I’m immortalising them on a grand scale. Continue reading End of Day 1; Mixed Media Course