Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Julie Mehretu: workday video




Filmed in her Berlin studio, Julie Mehretu discusses the ups and downs of her daily studio practice

"(Julie) Mehretu’s paintings and drawings refer to elements of mapping and architecture, achieving a calligraphic complexity that resembles turbulent atmospheres and dense social networks. Architectural renderings and aerial views of urban grids enter the work as fragments, losing their real-world specificity and challenging narrow geographic and cultural readings. The ... wax-like surfaces—built up over weeks and months in thin translucent layers—have a ... spatial depth, with formal qualities of light and space made all the more complex by Mehretu’s delicate depictions of fire, explosions, and perspectives in both two and three dimensions..."
Extract quoted from Blip TV



Liz Crocker: 3D Drawings






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Jo Oldfield: 'scrimshaw' drawing





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Friday, 21 May 2010

Jasia Little: sometimes....




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tangram shapes: paper animation


Mykonos from Grandchildren on Vimeo.

origami advertisement


Origami In the Pursuit of Perfection from MABONA ORIGAMI on Vimeo.

video: firework drawing


Fireplays from Jon Thomas on Vimeo.

Will Cooke: collage



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Faye O'Connor: stencil birds



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Jessica Calvert: ink figure form


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Charlotte Haycock: sewn line




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Aimee Carter: collage





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Karlde Vroomen: drawing and monotype

Karl de Vroomen depicts objects, people and animals. He is currently showing in Saatchi Online: Northern Stars  an exhibition curated by Rebecca Wilson at the A Foundation, Liverpool.