Whinge, whinge, whinge. I'm three weeks deep into my second unit. I knew it was going to be a sucky one because it's all theory with not a pencil or paintbrush in sight. But seriously, can't at least one of the required readings actually be about art? So far it's been solely philosophy and religion. I … Continue reading Too Much Philosophy and Not Enough Art
I'm not going to give you any excuses, life is busy, that is all there is to it. But I'm here now. I completed my first unit of the Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art), and I'm very pleased to say that I achieved an overall result of High Distinction. I'm torn between feeling chuffed, and … Continue reading It’s a bit dusty around here…
It took only a day's deliberation before I decided to go ahead and sign up for the full Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts) with Curtin University, via Open Universities Australia. This is not an ad, and I am not affiliated with either OUA or Curtin (other than being a student). I've always lamented my lack … Continue reading Jumping in with both feet
I haven't been spending all my time breathing smoke and complaining about being tired since the New Year. While I haven't been following a formal plan I have still been reading each evening. Earlier this month I procured myself a copy of Discourses on Painting and the Fine Arts, delivered at the Royal Academy, by … Continue reading Homework Friday – Learning like the Old Masters.