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.
The things I love about going to refresher courses is it challenges you. It makes you rethink what you’ve been doing and it calls upon you to push yourself in areas that you’re not comfortable with. Kerrie Lester has been a good tutor, pushing us and giving hands on advice and tuition – and calls everyone “Doll” which is very endearing, even though she pulls … Continue reading Day 3 Mixed Media Art Class: Evil black chicken
Today was criminal and frustrating. Trying and learning new techniques made me feel like I was in kindergarten again but the results turned out okay, despite lots of swearing under my breath. Number 2 in the giant chickens. I kept going back to what I’m comfortable with – detailed collage, but it was important to try other things. You can judge for yourself. Continue reading Day 2: Mixed Media course at National Arts School