Because Christmas is fast approaching, and this will be my last blog of the year I wanted to write something positive and uplifting – to talk about seasonal adverts without resorting to cynical ‘bah humbug’ criticism. I am afraid I have failed…
What’s your seasonal scare, your holiday horror or your festive fright? What fiction are you hoping will see you through the winter? And what would you recommend?
Join Wendy McMurdo on the 24 January in Edinburgh to view ‘Shot at Dawn’ an exhibition by photographer Chloe Dewe Mathews.
Over my time as a tutor for the OCA I have noticed that figurative painting is a real draw to a significant number of students starting out. For many it turns out, as they move through their studies, that actual figuration is not really where their interest lie, but rather in the human condition more broadly, and themes develop which are better served in other ways.
Tutor Jim Cowan recaps on a recent study visit to the Two Roberts in Edinburgh.
Adam Alexander, author of the Film Culture course, with a seasonal question