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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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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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Being a Tutor

I have a life long enjoyment in working in the fashion industry and I am keen in learning new...
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Modern art and my admiration of MC Escher

"A woman once rang me up and said, 'Mr Escher, I am absolutely crazy about your work. In your...

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    I aim to support an individual realise his or her potential; the study of the arts is enriching to the soul as one deepens one's understanding of our culture.
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    I have over 25 years experience working within the fashion industry on many levels, and now i am passing on my knowledge & skills to help others
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    I am a designer and photographer with 20 years experience, and approx 8 years tutoring, mentoring and creative coaching experience across a range of design software, photography and branding, to professionals, students or amateurs.
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    The aim of all coaching is to develop each individual's potential and personal goals. 'Combine your passion with experience to soar like an eagle' Pam has been a practising illustrator and designer for 30 years.
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Art and Design Articles

  • The Benefits Of Art For Children

    Stephen Knibbs 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!

    Peter J Mayes 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

    Philippa Kaina 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...
  • The Art of Calligraphy

    Nick Selensky Art and Design Teacher (Ipswich) Picture Time passes. The onset of the personal computer and mobile technology enables us to exchange information faster than ever before. Many, therefore, would assume that quills, dip pens, and other traditional methods of writing have become obsolete. But they would be very wrong in saying so, as this...
  • Modern art and my admiration of MC Escher

    Rigby: Royal College of art Art and Design Teacher (West London) Picture "A woman once rang me up and said, 'Mr Escher, I am absolutely crazy about your work. In your 'reptiles' you have given such a striking illustration of 'reincarnation'. I replied, 'Madam, if that' the way you see it, let it be it'." M.C Escher, 1964. Art, I believe, is firstly about certain...