Tuesday, August 24, 2010

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don't use blogger anymore really x

Monday, May 25, 2009

Crescendo



Monday, May 11, 2009

Undo the locks and throw away the keys -








Last week my boyfriend and I celebrated our one year anniversary :D We had a lovely evening. I painted a picture of us for him on a canvas, I'll post pictures of it soon, and he got me the most beautiful necklace. No doubt I shan't be able to resist posting pictures of that too. ;) We also had our first barbecue of the summer, I love barbecues. I must buy one and learn to use it. And this weekend was the Summer Fayre at my old school, which was nice to visit. I bought this dress from Topshop last week, intending to wear it for our anniversary dinner - I didn't in the end but we forgot to take photos of the night :( It's nice and summery and light and the weather was lovely today so I decided to take some photos in the garden.

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Mirror, mirror -



I can never stick to a brief.

I always end up doing whatever I want and relying on cleverly worded annotations to try and link what I did to what I was actually supposed to do. This was my final piece for "Heads, Faces and Figures" and it's actually unusually appropriate for me.

I was feeling inspired by a poem called "The Lady of Shallot" by Alfred Lord Tennyson, which looks painfully boring but it's really quite pretty if you read it through. It's about a woman who has a curse put on her so that she can't look directly at the village of Camelot (I think) and so she is confined to her tower, but she has a magic mirror which she uses to watch the people go by in Camelot. She also weaves soemthing, I think, I can't remember because I did all this about a year ago. But eventually she sees Lancelot and falls in love with him and wants to look at him properly, so she does and the mirror breaks and she dies.

The piece was loosely based around that, with the theme of the mirror, but I tried to make it slightly more modern. The first image with the blue background is the girl's sadness, the second is her surprise, the green is her jealousy, the red is her anger, she smashes the mirror and then she dies. I threw in a little passage about a mirror and there's some Lichtenstein in there too. It was quite fun to make, I took pictures of myself doing all the expressions and then drew over them on the computer in PhotoDraw :-)


Who is this? And what is here?
And in the lighted palace near
Died the sound of royal cheer;
And they crossed themselves for fear,
All the Knights at Camelot;
But Lancelot mused a little space
He said, "She has a lovely face;
God in his mercy lend her grace,
The Lady of Shalott.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Deadline

I have neglected my blog for the past week or so because I've been so busy trying to get all my art coursework sorted and handed in. But, the deadline was yesterday and it's all done! Over now until next year.
Thank you for all your lovely comments and for reading my blog, I'll be posting regularly as normal from now on :)

Here are three of the canvases I did for my AS Level:



Elvis, Glitter and Oil on Canvas, 50cm x 50cm
I really like this one, he looks much more impressive in person though, I think so anyway :)



Fruit De La Mode, can't remember the size but it's big, acrylic, glitter (cigarette end) and nail polish (on her nails) on canvas.



Vogue Covers, Acrylic on Canvas, can't remember the size again but you can see from my A3 sketchbook that they're only small :)

I can now do art and photography for me rather than for the examboard which is a rather exciting prospect, I just hope all my hard work pays off!

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Had we but world enough, and time -

Friday, April 17, 2009

Ragdoll -







Some photos of me as a ragdoll for my "figurative toys" art project. Took loads, not many were successful, haha. But I like these, the top one is my favourite :)