Wednesday, 27 February 2008

Single Shot

My art exam has officially started.
Our assignment on the first lesson was to draw some fresh fish that she had bought in.
It's strange, I don't think I've ever seen anything quite as beautiful, and macabre at the same time.
The colours on it were simply beautiful. I wish I'd had my camera.
We've been set to look up Memento Mori (specifically Cotan's hanging vegetables). Whilst researching I found this site: single shot.
there are some really interesting videos on there, especially Ori Gersht's take on Cotan's vegetables:

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also, I love "Dark Glass" by Clio Barnard
Really interesting, and also moving...
it was filmed on a mobile phone, which gives it...
ah, watch it yourself, and let me know what you think it's based on..

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2 comments:

poppy lee said...

how does the exam work? i did art gcse but not a-level as my teacher was a bitch and i had to quit as i hated her.

is it a timed piece?

if so then hope it goes ok. i bet you'll do amazingly well. just try not to panic.

susie_bubble said...

I will watch the movie when I get home from work... interesting stuff...

My A-Level art exam was a timed piece.. I assume it's still the same now?