Sketchbooks. Context. Presentation of work. Articulation of ideas. Peer-group feedback. What do these topics have in common? They all come high on the list of absolute nail-biters for students of the creative arts – and they were all addressed in some way at the most recent meeting of the OCASA Thames Valley (Photography) Group.
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OCA tutors and assessors Christian Lloyd and Beth Dawson look at the work of OCA students who use thumbnail sketches and drawings as a way to figure out composition and communicate specific ideas.
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Join OCA tutor Emma Drye on the 22 October in Southampton for OCA’s final visit to the British Art Show. The exhibition is showing across two locations in the city, the John Hansard Gallery and Southampton City Art Gallery.
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When a large multi-disciplined group gets together and starts to talk about art – especially when in the presence of powerful work – a lot of conversations arise.
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OCA tutor Liz Cashdan is leading a creative writing workshop on the theme of memory and memoir at Sheffield’s Off the Shelf Festival of Words next month. OCA is one of the sponsors of the festival, which is celebrating its 25th year. The workshop takes place on the first day of the festival, Saturday 8 October.
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Join OCA tutor Emma Drye on the 1 October at GoMA in Glasgow. The exhibition includes sculptural installation, drawings in pencil and video work and the themes are disability, care and loss.
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Join OCA tutor Clare Wilson on the 9 October at Whitechapel Gallery in London. South African artist William Kentridge is renowned for his animated expressionist drawings and films exploring time, the history of colonialism and the aspirations and failures of revolutionary politics.
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If you are returning to education after a prolonged break or are new to Higher Education it can be daunting to send your work to a tutor you barely know for them to go through it with a fine-toothed comb.
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