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Scroll free September: Interview with Gemma White, Learner Support Adviser.

I’m not sure I’m ready for cold turkey, I have a 17 month old daughter that likes Peppa Pig and Baby Shark so often social media during the day is necessary for my sanity! Also I think the majority of my use is usually after 6pm.

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Get it shared

As a developing artist, whether you’re a writer, composer, photographer, fine artist, textiles designer, graphic designer or illustrator, the act of sharing your work with others – in its various states of readiness – is a critical part of your development.

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Delving into your digital toolkit

Are you using every tool in your digital toolkit? Are you ready to think about expanding your creative efforts by experimenting with different digital platforms? There is an exciting realm of digital content out there to help you think about and address important artistic questions. Navigating these tools can be daunting and confusing, so here is my quick beginner’s guide.

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Creative use of Instagram

My OCA students are very adept at using online platforms to guide and influence their creative practice and so it is possible that I am writing to people who know more about this subject than I do…..however, this is not an instruction guide, it is a reflection on my experience of using Instagram to build and inspire my creative practice. I will reflect on how I have developed an online portfolio which reaches a far wider audience than my web site.

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Social Media: Friend or Foe? – An interview with Marc Yeats

This is a post from the weareoca.com archive. Information contained within it may now be out of date.    Social Media: Friend or Foe?  – An interview with Marc Yeats Back in June, I read a news article regarding a concert given by pianist Krystian Zimerman in which he took issue with an audience member […]

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