For anyone thinking about setting up similar opportunities, I would say go for it as there is a lot of support available. As well as working with an artist and developing sketchbook work everyone was pleased to be able to get together with other OCA students to talk, work and learn with each other. Everyone left wanting to do another workshop!
Following Beth’s recent ‘In conversation with… video’ this second instalment features her speaking about her sketchbook practice.
Sketchbooks are personal and can reveal much about how a student goes about the business of discovering and learning. I like to see books that are bursting with work as it is generally evidence of a submission full of speculation and discovery.
‘My Sketchbook is a witness of what I am experiencing, scribbling things whenever they happen’ Vincent Van Gogh
Eileen Adams is a fervent believer in the value of sketchbooks. We were delighted when this sketchbook guru (known for her contribution to Campaign…
OCA painting and printmaking tutor James Willis on his new exhibition and experience of India…. My trip to India was made several years ago….
I like sketchbooks best. I mean, often they are more exciting that the finished article. They have layers of work and re-work, layers of…