Delicate colour palette bigged up

Jessica Zoob paints gigantic canvases in delicate colours. How does scale influence a work or series of works? Continue reading Delicate colour palette bigged up

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Starting Collage Paint Exercise 2

This simple exercise again begins with pasted paper base layer – in this case, patterned scrapbook paper – then builds layers of paint over it.  Einat Kessler is the tutor.  Like Bob Blast, it is very simple and all the materials are cheaply and easily purchasable in a craft or art store. This collage piece works together picture and text. It makes decisions on the … Continue reading Starting Collage Paint Exercise 2

Creation and other designs – Alex Beattie (8 mins)

Alex Beattie is a needlework designer of tapestry kits – although coming from a background of illustration. What I love most about both designing and stitching is the fact that you’re working with pure colour. There’s no mixing or preparation – it’s bright, jewel-like wools sewn straight on to the canvas. There’s also something wonderful about the simplicity of it. You take a handful of … Continue reading Creation and other designs – Alex Beattie (8 mins)