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Ability-saurus Vs Technology-zilla

This is how it usually goes...and it applies across the board for subjects taught in...
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Sketching quickly and accurately

The value of being able to sketch accurrately Sketching what we see is a fine art and skill. It...
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The V&A Museum: a great place for inspiration

When in need of creative inspiration and ideas, I am often drawn to South Kensington to explore...
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What Is Critical Design?

Critical Design is a subset of design whose methodologies are utilised to interrogate issues of...

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  • What Is Critical Design?

    Lesley-Ann Art and Design Teacher (East London) Picture Critical Design is a subset of design whose methodologies are utilised to interrogate issues of technological impact and can critique emerging technologies (Malpass, 2017). By critically analyzing the social, political and ethical contexts of future devices, along with their functional and...
  • Ability-saurus Vs Technology-zilla Editor's Pick

    Patrick Hartley Art and Design Teacher (East London) Picture This is how it usually goes...and it applies across the board for subjects taught in Universities in design fashion, applied arts and crafts,  'our fashion faculty has digital embroidery machines can stitch out 256 colours' 'in our school of ceramics we have the very latest full colour digital...
  • The Benefits Of Art For Children

    Art and Design Teacher (East London) Picture Art is an invaluable practice with the potential to benefit people of all ages. I am especially interested in the positive effect that it can have on young children's learning abilities. Art is not just a useful tool for improving a child's creativity, it can also aid in the development of key...

 

  • Anyone Can Draw!

    Art and Design Teacher (Bath) Picture For as long as I can remember I have been able to draw; indeed I took solace from the act of drawing. I remember a feeling of peace and tranquility when I was drawing. On occasions, given that I was no more than four years old, I got reprimanded because I was drawing on a wall or piece of...
  • 'Bedlam' Exhibition Review

    Art and Design Teacher (North London) Picture This is a review I wrote recently for an academic journal on the current Bedlam exhibition at the Wellcome Collection: The Wellcome Collection’s current exhibition Bedlam: the Asylum and Beyond, examines the institutional treatment of the mentally ill in western culture, taking the metaphor of...
  • A Climate of Possibilities...

    Val Wolstenholme Clay Art and Design Teacher (South West London) Picture A Climate of Possibilities.   How does one create this ‘Climate of Possiblities’ to have an environment condusive to creativity for students to develop and thrive. I believe the working space is important, however small it is ,the lighting can be good , the ambiance warm and welcoming ,have...