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Drawing Every Day – Bryan Eccleshall

Tutor Bryan Eccleshall is already familiar to readers of WeAreOCA for his recent post on the value of just getting on with it. Here is a video in which he talks about a project he is working on this year – a drawing a day. This work will feature in an exhibition of Bryan’s work […]

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SIABP: Study Visit

On Friday 1 November, Christian Lloyd will be leading a study visit to the Sheffield International Artist’s Book Prize at Bank Street Arts in Sheffield. In addition to being a tutor and Curriculum Leader for Visual Communications, Christian was also a judge for the prize. This is a must see exhibition for OCA students of […]

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Conveying a message: Vicky Spiers

OCA assessor Jim Unsworth discusses a small selection of work by student Vicky Spiers from her submission for the level 2 Mixed Media course.

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Student work uncovered: Stephanie d'Hubert

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   OCA assessor and tutor Sharon Boothroyd on Stephanie d’Hubert’s thought provoking work for the narrative project in the course Art of Photography

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Study Visit to 'Paper' at Saatchi in London

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   This study visit, on Friday 27 September, represents almost the last chance to see two of the most interesting exhibitions of contemporary art in London this year. ‘Paper’ comprises the work of 40 artists from a […]

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Study visit to see the Damien Hirst show in Walsall

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   The New Art Gallery, Walsall, is one of the great success stories of Lottery funding in Britain. Its collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture originally belonged to the sculptor, Jacob Epstein, and was added to by […]

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A room full of illustrators

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date. I attended an Illustration masterclass at the Guardian on 14th September. I really had little idea of what to expect but it was a packed day with insights into a range of illustrators’ working practices, plus tips […]

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Drawing off the page

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   OCA tutor Angela Rogers has a three dimensional drawing in The Big Draw (an annual national drawing event run by the Campaign for Drawing to get everyone drawing). AccessArt is doing a Big Draw online. It’s […]

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Study visit: Peter Doig: No Foreign Lands

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   This study visit to see Peter Doig’s work will be on Thursday 10th October 2013 at the Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh.  This exhibition focusses on paintings done in the last ten years. Living in Trinidad, Doig uses serial […]

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Peter Appleton wins the OCA prize for painting

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.   Peter Appleton has just completed a degree with the OCA. His final body of work was so outstanding he has been awarded this year’s Richard Robbins prize at OCA. His award has helped him mount an […]

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