David Hockney 

These research points are always tricky for me; I love to research, I love to soak up all those pictures, facts and information but I always feel uncomfortable writing it all down. Cut & paste made that all too easy!  When I was at school writing a report showed you had done your research, you’d…

Floral motifs, fabrics and paintings. 3 of the best. Research Point 2.

1. William Morris Where else would an exploration into the world of floral decoration start other than with William Morris. His fabrics are a perfect combination of reality and motif. I chose the pink peonies because I love the symmetry of the design and the way the leaves overlap with the little yellow flowers as…

Thinking!

Looking at the offerings in the Modern Art Museum in Edinburgh made me realise how little I know about the history of art and the political influences on the artists of the 20th Century. The Deluge is a book I found yesterday in Waterstones, it’s a monster but very readable, I already feel more educated…