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Feedback on studies and finished work

Two OCA tutors, Emma Drye and David Winning were recently in the office and we filmed them talking about one of David’s students (Iwona Barltrop) who had just finished her Painting 1 course. I think the video really helps explain how important it is to retain vitality in your work for it to be successful. […]

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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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The Herbal Notebook

Following the very positive feedback from students for Labelled Like Luggage we thought we would ask one of our Textiles tutors, Pat Hodson, to talk about her project, The Herbal Notebook and the influence of Elizabeth Blackwell

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A Seated Figure

OCA’s Curriculum Director Jane Horton looks at one of Rebecca Moore’s paintings of a Seated Figure and the profusion of preparatory work that went into it.

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The Series

As a charity one of the underpinning principles for the OCA is widening access to arts education to those who might otherwise be unable to benefit from it. In this slideshow Jane Horton talks about Kenneth Brown, OCA painting student whose work for the course Your Own Exhibition is called The Series. Jane was interviewed […]

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