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Learning Log

Drawing 1

10 Jun 2018

On day three, Sunday 29th April, some of us met at the Norreport Station to take the train to our next visit -

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

This is a beautiful museum, constructed in such a way that art, architecture and the environment are linked to provide a...

10 Jun 2018

On Day Two - Saturday 28th April, we met at the Norreport Station to take the train to our next visit, the Arken Museum, set in a very modern building surrounded by water; 

At the entrance there was a 2012 sculpture by the duo Michael Elmgree and Ingar Dragset...

10 Jun 2018

It was very nice to attend the Copenhagen study visit 27th - 29th April for many reasons.     It was a quite rare opportunity to meet other students from the OCA, also Joanne and Bryan, so we could get to know each other and discuss many aspects of our journey through...

31 May 2018

Tutor report

Student name: Cecila Barandiaran-Sprot

Student number: 516830

Course/Module:  Drawing 1

Assignment number 5

Tutorial type: Ghangout

Overall Comments

You have worked hard in this course, and you have made good developments within your drawing practice and insights...

31 May 2018

Artist Statement

For this assignment I was initially undecided which of my two favourite subjects to choose - buildings or portraiture, but as Part 4 reinforced my interest in portraiture the final decision was easy.    I had always been interested in portraiture though...

1 May 2018

Tutor report

Student name: Cecila Barandiaran-Sprot

Student number: 516830

Course/Module:  Drawing 1

Assignment number 4

Tutorial type: Written

Overall Comments

It was very good to see your working through of previous assignments (on your blog), on the whole you have made imp...

26 Apr 2018

After deciding on the subject for Assignment five I started researching artists whose work included portraits with multiple faces, and those most relevant to my idea were:

The Allegory of Prudence, 1560, by Titian, which shows three human heads, a middle-aged bearded ma...

25 Mar 2018

1 Self Portrait

For this part of my assignment I wanted firstly to explore how and why women artists made self-portraits, and found a very interesting introductory video by Maria Morata of the documentary ‘Exposed: Self-portraits of women’ for the German feminist magazi...

25 Mar 2018

From Life at the Royal RA Academy of Art

This was a small but interesting exhibition starting with some 18th century life drawings, photographs from the RA collection and a collection of Jeremy Deller’s Iggy Pop Life Class.    I took the opportunity to copy a Jeremy Day...

25 Mar 2018

I made three attempts -

  1. A sketch of an imaginary pale-skinned girl, on grey mount board in Indian Ink and white gouache.

I’ve got a feeling this image has been in my mind since I was a child, or perhaps this is the way I imagined pretty girls look.   I was trying...

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