Category Archives: Critical Reflection

Final Course Reflection

Printmaking 1 has been a hugely enjoyable and rewarding course. I have been introduced to new techniques and developed techniques with which I was already familiar. I have improved my working practice as the course has progressed, especially in the … Continue reading

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Being Brave – Exhibiting

One of the great benefits of being a printmaker, as opposed to a painter, say, is that we often come together to work in an open press situation and therefore readily form part of a practicing community. During my course, … Continue reading

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Part 4 Morandi Project, Critical Review

Morandi Print Series Akiko’s Bottles I ‘Akiko’s Bottles’ is a small drypoint print from acetate in two colours. This is an artist’s proof pulled to try out colours. Later prints lost their strength of tone, as the burr on the … Continue reading

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Part 3 – Review Against Assessment Criteria

The assessment criteria for the Printmaking 1 are: Demonstration of Technical and Visual Skills – materials, techniques, observational skills, visual awareness and compositional skills Quality of Outcome – content, application of knowledge, presentation of work in a coherent manner, conceptualisation … Continue reading

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Part 2 – Review against Assessment Criteria

The assessment criteria for the Printmaking 1 are: Demonstration of Technical and Visual Skills – materials, techniques, observational skills, visual awareness and compositional skills Quality of Outcome – content, application of knowledge, presentation of work in a coherent manner, conceptualisation … Continue reading

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Part 1 – Tutor Report Reflection

Reflecting on my tutor report from Part 1, particular points I need to work on are: explaining my thought processes more clearly in my sketchbook clearer writing in my sketchbook better presentation of prints cleaner working better registration better labelling … Continue reading

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Part 1 – Review against Assessment Criteria

The assessment criteria for the course are: Demonstration of Technical and Visual Skills – materials, techniques, observational skills, visual awareness and compositional skills Quality of Outcome – content, application of knowledge, presentation of work in a coherent manner, conceptualisation of … Continue reading

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