Emma Dibben

Fish by Emma Dibben

  Emma Dibben is an illustrator who is best known for her food illustrations, in particular the work she has done for Waitrose. She talks to Jo Davies, author of the OCA Illustration course which opens for enrolments in March…

Patric Standford

Patric Standford, the Course Leader for Music was in the office yesterday so we took the opportunity to ask him about his career and what he was currently working on. We also recorded a piece about the Composition courses and…

Mundane?

The Photographers’ Gallery annual Deutsche Börse Photography Prize rewards a living photographer, of any nationality, who has made the most significant contribution, in exhibition or publication format, to the medium of photography over the previous year. This is a fascinating…

Jane Rogers

Jane Rogers from Open College of the Arts on Vimeo. Jane Rogers, Course Leader for Creative Writing was in the office last week, so we took the opportunity to ask her what she was working on and what she was…

Getting to the 'real'

The Real Van Gogh, The Artist and His Letters.  This Royal Academy exhibition is on until 18 April so there is plenty of time to get there. Painfully crowded though it is, it’s highly recommended. Despite my cynicism that there…

Let battle commence…

Image editing software can be expensive, very expensive. While there are fully featured open source office applications such as Open Office which make one wonder why users continue to pay for Word and Excel, Photoshop and it’s partner programmes have…