Painting on a 3D surface

For this assignment I was tasked to paint a collection of objects onto a 3D object. Having previously experimented with painting on a cardboard box (Cathy Lomax), pieces of wood (Lee Edwards), and a tin can and glass jar (Paul Westcombe), I decided to revisit painting on another differently sized glass jar. This time IContinue reading “Painting on a 3D surface”

Peter Bonde

Peter Bonde was born in 1958, and is a Danish Visual Artist. Bonde graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Art (1976-82). He was a professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Arts’s painting school from 1996 to 2005. Bonde’s work spans over three decades, and he has used a range of materials and mediumsContinue reading “Peter Bonde”

Large-scale line painting

For this exercise I used a large sheet of A2 water colour paper, and I chose to paint the collection of utensils using black ink, and a small flat paint brush. I didn’t particularly enjoy this line drawing exercise as I wanted to add in light and shadow. I did however, attempt to paint directlyContinue reading “Large-scale line painting”

Lene Bladbjerg

Lene Bladbjerg was born in 1974 in Denmark, Bladbjerg grew up in Belgium, Brussels, and now lives and works in London. Bladbjerg attended the Kent Institute of Art and Design, Rochester, England in 1995, and later graduated from the London College of Printing with a Degree in Graphic and Media Design in 2000. Bladbjerg usesContinue reading “Lene Bladbjerg”

Unusual Painting Media

For this exercise I used a range of different painting media to depict a selection of photographs I took earlier, of collections found in the home. The paintings were made on A4 water colour paper, using nail polish, make-up, coffee and black ink. The first example was created using lip gloss and eye shadow fromContinue reading “Unusual Painting Media”

Lisa Milroy

Lisa Milroy was born in 1959, in Vancouver. Milroy is a Canadian artist well known for her still life paintings of everyday objects placed in various lines and patterns. Milroy’s work spans decades from the 1980’s to present day, comprising of a wide range of works including paintings, prints, drawing and animation. For the purposeContinue reading “Lisa Milroy”

Tabitha Moses

Tabitha Moses is a visual artist, currently living and working in Liverpool, England. Moses’ work is often connected with people and groups of people. Her most recent work ‘Investment’, is connected with her own experience of infertility and IVF treatment and is presented through embroidered hospital gowns and photographic portraits. For the purpose of thisContinue reading “Tabitha Moses”

Lee Edwards

Lee Edwards was born in 1981, in Kent, and lives and works in London. Edwards gained his BA at the Chelsea College of Art and Design, followed by his MA in Painting, at The Royal College of Art. Edwards is well known for painting quite small intricate images onto a variety of different surfaces, someContinue reading “Lee Edwards”

Cathy Lomax

Cathy Lomax was born in 1963, in Croydon, and is a British painter based in London. Lomax is part of the Contemporary British Painting group, and is a curator and director at The Transition Gallery. Lomax gained her MA Fine Art from Central St Martins, and also edits two art and culture magazines, Arty and Garageland. Lomax’s workContinue reading “Cathy Lomax”

Paul Westcombe

Paul Westcombe was born in 1981, in Scotland. He studied at The Grays School of Art, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, before going on to gain his MA at The Royal College of Art (Painting). Westcombe uses a variety of surfaces to paint and draw upon, including old vaseline tins, batteries and used coffee cups. TheContinue reading “Paul Westcombe”