Monthly Archives: January 2012

Working with a Camera

Whenever I go out, I take a small point-and-shoot camera out with me. Many of my photos I put on my blog http://www.thebeautifulhomecomapny/wp. Sometimes I take my DSLR Nikon D7000. Santa bought me a macro lens for Christmas and I am loving being able to get closer to my subject. I am inspired by colour […]

Drawing practice

While I was waiting for my course materials to arrive, I completed the assignments for Peter Stanyer’s Taster Drawing course.  I had signed up for it prior to enrolling on the OCA course when I was looking at different options.  It was a good way to get eased into drawing again after a lapse of […]

My Student profile

My Student Profile Occupation: Interior Stylist, Teacher Name of course: Textiles: A Creative Approach Blog: Website: From an early age I loved drawing, painting and all types of crafts.  My mother was (and still is) an Artist and there were always plenty of art materials available at home.  Incidentally, she designed the first […]

First step of the Journey

Oh my!  What have I done?  Enrolled to be an undergraduate student, again, is all!  It was a spur of the moment kind of thing, but then again I have been wanting to study a creative subject in depth for some years now!   I looked at a number of courses but the OCA Textiles courses […]