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Life as a mature art student

Du'Art

After 40 years distilling whisky for an International drinks company.  I decided to become a full time art student at 60!

 
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My First Artists Book

Interesting concept the artists book, before i learned what these were, I would like every other non artist think of a book about an...

Zines..............

My class was asked to produce a zine on the theme each had selected for our final piece for cultural identity. Cultural Identity had the...

Video of "The Last Bee?"

This is a short video of my personal project based on the them rural, hopefully it explains the piece. It was made to be included with...

At College

As Lockdown is easing I had my first life class, since last year, on Monday morning. A three hour drawing session, the mental...

The end is in sight...

Last two models of the NC Art & Design Portfolio Preparation, Cultural Identity and Visual Presentation. Thankfully it has been agreed...

Birthday Gifts

It was my birthday a few weeks ago, and I got a very thoughtful gift from my "sister" two art books The Shock of the New by Robert Hughes...

Monday Morning

Coffeeeeee! is always required to get started, some habits are carried over from the work environment to full time study, although I...

Out of Lockdown

As we start starting to come out of lockdown in Scotland, there is the prospect of attending college in May for life drawing as this...

The First Year.

I started in August 2020, my first full time art course at Forth Valley College, Stirling Campus on Art & Design - Portfolio Preparation,...

Why Art?

Over my 40 year career in distilling, I worked in various roles starting as Laboratory Assistant i.e glorified tea boy! finishing my...