Comparison of ‘Contemporary’ and ‘Traditional’ approaches to Landscape.

I chose four radically different landscape artists from different eras and decided to dissect and cross reference them on how each one managed to draw in the viewer on an emotional level, surprising them, gripping them, and above all involving them. J.M.W Turner Paul Nash Richard Long Tacita Dean Each artist I chose had a radically different way of expressing ‘the landscape’. From Dean’s almost … Continue reading Comparison of ‘Contemporary’ and ‘Traditional’ approaches to Landscape.

Pt 1, Pr 1, Ex 1 – Experimenting with expressive lines and marks….best therapy ever!

A more difficult task than I first anticipated, we were briefed to section 4 A1 sheet of paper into 4 sections each and write down an emotion on each sheet, calm, anger, happy and a chosen feeling. Then, picking 4 different mediums, using one 1 colour and only random lines and shapes, try and describe the emotion by inhabiting it and expressing it in the … Continue reading Pt 1, Pr 1, Ex 1 – Experimenting with expressive lines and marks….best therapy ever!