Monthly Archives: October 2014

Sculptor short interview

Today met an sculptor, will visit his studio soon. Just drop down some notes about what he said, will prepare some question for visiting his studio.

sculptors path issue:

– every year so many sculpture student graduate but only a few keep on working as sculptor –

– a sculptor need space to make, for storage –

– renting a studio is important but not easy –

– uni may only teach the concept part –

– dentist or doctor graduate with skills, could find job; sculptors graduate and need to walk on their own –

sculpture issue:

– making abstract art is difficult to judge –

– anything could be good or bad in the world of abstract –

– where he born without any sculpture history; for Asia, there are many like religion, soldiers, etc –

To be continue~

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Continue searching for Studio visiting

And I keep searching for artist I could visit,

Arran Gregory, graduated from Chelsea, I found his work in Facebook before, is a bit similar to mine but yea of course, he got his own style and material already; and I still finding~ hope I could have a chance to visit his working place~

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for my reference, this page keep showing interesting animals arts, photos, facts…..etc

http://twistedsifter.com/category/animals

ref again,

japanese sculptor with special materials for animal sculpture:

http://www.tomohiro-inaba.com

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Affordable Art Fair – continue with sculptures or installation

installation or wall decoration, let me think of Usua’s work:

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very thin ceramics to form waves, collage or movements:

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realistic animals sculptures:

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animal sculpture with refuse, collected item or upcycling:

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funny sculpture maybe representing war or fighting:

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seeing James driftwood sculpture in person….he is one of my research paper content too:

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the whole exhibition is by different gallery, some gallery even run by the artist him/herself, making me think of……could I do it myself?! promoting myself, selling my art, promoting others making profit….staying alive…….in artist path.

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Affordable Art Fair – Painting or Illustration or 2D

Went to affordable Air Fair in Battersea Park on Sunday, those art works showing are under £5,000. I am going to see since…..I would like to be an artist, I want to find out what’s the minimum standard, quality, concept or any requirement else as an affordable art piece. the pictures I took are mainly sculptures, animals sculptures. however the painting and illustration are also amazing.

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There are painter painting on steel or metal board, the scratch and shinny texture enhancing the beauty and attractive audience:

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Using Smoke to draw, with random and specified shaped…..quite similar to my animals forming concept:

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using wood or saw as the main materials, cutting shadows:

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something like illusion collage:

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a MA fine art fresh graduated student with BA in textile…..woo amazing work with her own style own materials…….jealous…..when could I find mine?!?!?!?

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Nice art piece showing animals with movement:

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Studio Visiting Project

Oscar asked us to find a studio, visit it and present on 6 Nov, as there is limitation in time, I am finding artist or studio base in London

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here I emailed to Kendra but response disappointed me.

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going to find another one….Ben Long, he is also one of my research paper’s content.

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at the same time when I was searching on google, found another interesting animal sculptor, he collecting and using scrap metal to make sculptures. and some products as well~Robert Jefferson Travis Pond, Portland base artist.

http://www.steelpond.com

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Unit 1 Assessment

Today setting up the assessment, to show the whole process that we did from Sep2013 until now. Space are limited, hopefully the showing are clear and easy to understand~

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Assessment timeline of Unit1

Preparing the assessment, here’s a simple timeline that illustrate what I did in Unit 1 project.

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