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STEAM ahead- Provisional drawing practices

By | big draw, Fine Art, Galleries, study visit, Study Visits, Textiles, Visual Communications

Join OCA tutor Cheryl Huntbach on the 1 October at the South Square Centre in Bradford for one of OCA’s Big Draw study visits. The day will involve an informal introduction to the exhibition and a practical drawing workshop; taking ideas from the ‘STEAM ahead’ exhibition as a springboard.

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In conversation: Jeanette Barnes

By | Fine Art, We Are OCA

These drawings are not about one single moment, but a combination of ideas and experiences, bringing together the most interesting aspects from different sketches to create the final piece.

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Study is a marathon, not a sprint

By | creative art, Creative Writing, Film, Fine Art, Music, Photography, Textiles, Visual Communications, We Are OCA

As you may have noticed, the 2016 Rio Olympics have got underway. Among those athletes going for gold, I would recommend keeping your eyes on the long distance runners – imitating some of their strategies will maximise your chances of successfully completing your studies.

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Study visit: Georgia O’Keeffe

By | drawing, Fine Art, painting, study visit, Study Visits, We Are OCA

There’s a statement in the promotional material devoted to the Georgia O’Keeffe show currently on at Tate Modern: ‘with no works by Georgia O’Keeffe in UK public collections, this is a once-in-a-generation opportunity for audiences outside the US to view the exceptional beauty and skill of her remarkable paintings’. That’s reason enough to make the effort to see the show, don’t you think?

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