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New Life Drawing Video

The latest addition to OCA Elements website is this demonstration by tutor Jane Lazenby of figure drawing using geometrical shapes to establish an outline.

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Thinking through drawing through feeling workshop

Modern Times: responding to chaos at the De La Warr Pavilion, a workshop that offers an opportunity to work with the exhibition of 20th century drawings held at the De La Warr pavillion. With a consideration of how artists think through drawing as a starting point, this workshop will give you an opportunity to make […]

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Blog of the week: Sheila Raven's Art Place

Sheila Raven’s Art Place documents her study came to our attention as a student log which combines demonstrating the progress towards a finished piece with the reading around the subject. Here recent posts on an informal portrait show clearly how her thinking on expressionism is influencing her approach. Highly recommended.

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A learning organisation

We value learning, it is what we are about and we value it for our students and for ourselves. Benjamin from Duckrabbit has been at the OCA today training us in the production of slideshows. We know students like to see other students work and hear informed commentary – our first venture in this area […]

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Blog of the week: Fibre Friday

With increasing numbers of students blogging their learning logs we thought it would be a good idea to have a weekly feature drawing your attention to a student blog that has caught our attention. It will not be a ‘best of’ blog listing, rather a ‘look at this, it’s interesting’. And since today is Friday, […]

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Katya

Katya from Open College of the Arts on Vimeo. Pat Borthwick, poet and creative writing tutor was in the office this week so we took the opportunity to record her reading Katya from her recent collection Admiral FitzRoy’s Barometer. Katya was the winner of an Amnesty International award in 2005.

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