Category: Photography

The question of development

The OCA course material and the assessment criteria ask and are looking for developed student work. But what does this mean? Frequently in student feedback I am drawing students attention to the concept of development. As a textiles tutor I…

OCA’s Diana Ali

Here at OCA HQ we love to hear what our students are up to but we also want to know what our tutors are doing. Congratulations to OCA tutor Diana Ali who will be starring as a mentor on BBC’s new painting show later this month! We hope everyone will check it out!

Delving into your digital toolkit

Are you using every tool in your digital toolkit? Are you ready to think about expanding your creative efforts by experimenting with different digital platforms? There is an exciting realm of digital content out there to help you think about and address important artistic questions. Navigating these tools can be daunting and confusing, so here is my quick beginner’s guide.

Study visit review: Rauschenberg

I hope many more students will find their way to the show over the next few months. It is a great show to experience as an undergraduate, or as an artist generally as it is a reminder to have a blast and go for it.

We are connected

We’re always excited to hear about student collaborative projects here at OCA HQ. From sketch circles, group exhibitions and fanzines, to an artist’s book that was three years in the making. The latest success is an interactive website designed by the final year MA students.

Study Visit: Stephen Moss

Join Stephen Moss in conversation on the 18 February in Taunton. Moss is an award winning producer responsible for BBC Springwatch and other programmes; he is also the author of some 30 books with his latest publication being Planet Earth…