Today’s Developing Professional Practice class took place in Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery where we met to visit the Deanna Petherbridge exhibition.
Before the visit I was not familiar with Petherbridge’s work and so arrived at the exhibition with an open mind.
I was pleasantly surprised, impressed and inspired by the technique Petherbridge adopts in her work. Upon close inspection of the artwork I could appreciate the style to its full extent. I found it refreshing to see how pen on paper can create work more impressive than that of software such as AutoCAD. Her work felt natural and organic and I found myself being able to relate to her artistic choice of pen and paper over the mechanical, precise format computer software can produce.
I also found Petherbridge’s work best experienced up close
The kink in the careful lines observed up close really brought the work to life by giving it a sense of humanity as well as a reminder of the artist’s time and dedication to her work.
It’s my birthday and I received some great gifts that will aid my artistry skills
- Mini Winsor & Newton Watercolour kit
- Rotring kit
- Japanese brush pen
I haven’t done a daily post in over a month as I’ve been so busy with university work (Architectural Technology module), my job and I have also been in Prague (posts about this to follow) so I’m going to change this page name to my weekly post instead. This way I think I will have more time to think about what I want to post and therefore I will hopefully have more to say about it!
I’ve neglected other parts of my blog too and so I will be working my way through updating all areas and getting back on track with keeping the blog up to date.
All things Halloween and autumnal!
I suppose ‘Post a day’ is more like ‘photo a day’
Whilst I’ve been ill I’ve been keeping busy by keeping up with ArchDaily posts.
These sketches are from an article I read on the importance of sketches as a form of representation.
“Our hands are organs for thinking” – Martin Heidegger
“Drawings demonstrate ideas that words can’t describe”
Such a pretty interior and exterior
Illustration inspiration I stumbled across on Instagram.
Artist: Yuki Nishitani
New Adelphi building, University of Salford
Reminders everywhere to keep working on my O2 reception desk ideas..