Category: Individual

  • Portrait: Mum

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    Portrait: Mum

    Been a long time in posting this as it was completed in February. Nevertheless, this is the film of my painting a portrait of my Mum. Acrylic on canvas, measures 80cm x 100cm.

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  • Steve Jobs

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    Steve Jobs

    Just wished to pay my respects to an immense innovator and visionary. I found this article on the man who most influenced him very revealing: The Man Who Inspired Jobs  – being Edwin H. Land – creator of Polaroid, and this quote a breath of fresh air: “Market research is what you do when your…

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  • Film: The Last Lap – Help!

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    Over a year ago I took the plunge and decided to try out an MA for size, purely on the grounds that it was self indulgent and dovetailed into the demands of teaching and the changing face of the curriculum (pre-election – of course). Well, I’m delighted to say I have survived so far. I…

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  • Pop Art Blue

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    Brilliant opening sequence by PolitelyHomicidal. It features Roy Lichtenstein’s comic strip works, of course Andy Warhol portraits, and others from the Pop Art movement, but also the much overlooked Richard Hamilton’s Just What Is It That Makes Today’s Homes So Different, So Appealing?

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  • Have decided to take the plunge back into murky academic waters again, It’s a bit scary, I have to say. Although the reason I chose this course was because it seemed totally self-indulgent and not in the least wordy. Creative Teacher – what an excellent way to reflect the creative curriculum, (how many boxes does…

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  • Degrees aren’t worth anything – You think?

    I love listening to inspirational speakers. They imbue such a feeling of warmth and endless possibilities that I just want to run with or shout out there ideas. I remember listening to an inspirational speaker, Sir John Jones. His plea was very similar to Sir Ken Robinson’s (see below) – a review of our perceptions…

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  • I love Ze’s doodle and play

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    I love Ze’s doodle and play

    I found Ze Frank’s web site years ago and have loved gong back to it to doodle and play. He has the most amazing sense of humour. I just giggle at his dance classes. If you’ve not been there and done him yet, look at this as a taster    Ze Frank: What’s so funny…

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