and this is before the fun begins !

The 1st part of colour analysis and painting has finished.
We’ve all been outside today to investigate the colourfield in natural light.
Working in teams we created a colour sensation. Now it’s time to stamp our own preferences and identity onto our carefully selected colour choices. This next stage will tell me who needs extra help with colour combinations and to share ways or ‘tricks’ that may be used to make colour work best for their projects.This way too I can identify people with a natural colour ability.

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Drying to know. An exhibition of information tea towels.

Last November the School of Art staged a show featuring the domestic tea towel.
We had a fascinating time looking at design styles in communication through drawing and the written word.

The tea towel, as the focal point of the show, is a creative and amusing way to look at communication. The exhibition draws the viewers attention to the idea that a practical but necessary item can also be a work of art, a form of advertising, an instructional guide and by default a celebration of all things British.
entrance to t towel ex
The entrance to the show celebrating the humble tea towel.
WHAT TO WEAR.late 50sjpg
A glimpse into the 50’s fashion wardrobe
1980
Floral illustration
POTATOES COOKING 1970
One of the 200 + tea towels on display
police dog hogan cake cutting
The band Police Dog Hogan open the show before going on to play to a sell out show in the city.
student help serving tea
The 2nd yr students helped out serving tea and offering homemade cake a the private view.
pv of tea towels
The guests at the PV
tucking into cake
Police Dog tuck in.
I love cake
I love cake
Students and staff so very kindly made cakes for the opening of the exhibition.
boat cake
A fantastic achievement by Andrew, one of the Fine Art staff.

musicians at the opening
Steve, one of the art school staff, playing alongside fellow muscians at the Private View.