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In conversation with: Cheryl Huntbach, part 1

As part of the #weareoca30 campaign we are having creative conversations with some of our tutors. Watch and listen to OCA tutor and assessor Cheryl Huntbach below answering questions from students in part 1 of her video.

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Author on tour: part 2

The author event. That mercurial entity where the audience expects magic from the author and the author somehow expects…well if not magic then what? Some kind of sense of connection with an audience? An audience they would otherwise experience only through Amazon reviews?

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In conversation with: Bryan Eccleshall

As part of the #weareoca30 campaign we are having creative conversations with some of our tutors. Watch and listen to OCA tutor and assessor Bryan Eccleshall below speaking about his work and and answering questions from students.

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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 9: Barbara Henderson

Creative writing tutor and programme leader Barbara Henderson’s fifth novel will be released on 1 March. Barbara uses the writing name Bea Davenport for her children and adult fiction. The Misper, her latest novel, is aimed at readers aged thirteen-plus.

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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 8: Bryan Eccleshall

Bryan Eccleshall is delighted to announce that he will be having his first solo London show at the Green Rooms Hotel in March. On display will be around forty of the Digital Rain images that he has produced since autumn 2016.

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Textiles without textiles

Art students often label themselves according to the name of the course that they are studying; They become a ‘fine artist’, ‘photographer’ or ‘textile designer’. That’s okay but we are all adaptable creative thinkers and labels can be restrictive. I encourage students to look at other disciplines to inspire their own; to mix craft skill with wild ideas and to challenge processes by applying mindsets from other creative genres.

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OCASA funded Student Workshops

There are many challenges for students to overcome through distance learning; engaging with other likeminded students to create your own peer network has to be one of the trickiest. I believe that if students can find the time, the use of OCASA funded workshops has to be a tangible benefit to a student’s learning across all programmes.

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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 4: Julia Biggs

OCA tutor Julia Biggs will be one of the speakers at the first Wellcome Trust funded Renaissance Skin interdisciplinary conference – The Porous Body in Early Modern Europe. Running from 30 November – 1 December at King’s College London.

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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 3: Diana Ali

OCA Drawing and Painting tutor Diana Ali is following up on her success of last years show The Big Painting Challenge and is currently filming the second instalment.

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What is your tutor up to? Chapter 2: Jenny Udale

OCA Textile’s tutor Jenny Udale has just completed the 3rd edition of ” the fundamentals of fashion” book by Bloomsbury, that she co-authored . It has just been published.

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