Painting and crit

No meeting today (thank goodness), but I still had tutorials with Andrea and I had to bring my finished collage and present it to the group.

For the morning, I did some paintings on my walls, and inside one of my cereal boxes.

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My aim is to use my used food packaging and cereal boxes as canvases for future paintings. This saves on the recycling, and saves me having to spend money on a new canvas. This also shows that I am willing to use alternative surfaces for my paintings.

I also painted my mural again, this time altering certain parts of it.

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I went to the group critique after lunch, but there was only a small group of us in R04. No one else came, so we just went ahead with our discussion. When it was my turn, I talked about how Peter Blake’s recent collage, our fans, inspired me to make my Gold collage, why I chose sitcom characters and what I could do in the future. Andrea suggested I could go bigger with my collage, perhaps blow it up with the scanner in the library. It is a thought, and I might consider it. The other two students Clare and Angelica) talked about their work, their influences, and how they made their finished work.

After the discussion, I went back to the studio and continue my mural painting, but I didn’t do much else afterwards.

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I do have an idea for another art piece, but I will need to collect the images.

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