Friday, 21 August 2009

some art

This is a painting I did of my friend Danni sitting on a train. I painted it from a photo I took of her when we were on our way back from Camden. It's the final piece for my first year 13 art project entitledc'Appearances'. A2 board.

I got my A Level results yesterday. eeek! not really. So many people were stressing out about them, worrying that they weren't going to be able to get into uni blah blah blah. The majority did. Good for them. The only reason I was worrying is because I wasn't worrying, if you get my drift. But seeing as I got accepted into college to do an art foundation diploma thingamyjig, an unconditional offer, my results didn't really matter. Plus the marking scheme for a level art is a bitch anyway. Seems like it's more about quantity than quality. Sucks.

Anyway, the piece below is the final piece for the last ever art project I will do at that school; the 15 hour exam piece. It's on an A1 board. The title of that project was 'The Swinging Sixties'. Loved it. I love The Beatles and that whole era so it was the project for me, (although it was a very tough choice between that and the 'Once upon a time' title).

The girl in the painting is my best friend Anna, and she's also the one in the multiple photos at the bottom. The vinyl with the green CND symbol on it is actually a vinyl stuck down on the board. I painted the CND symbol on myself. The background is a watercolour wash and I used acryllic for everything else I painted. If I had had even a little bit more time, there would be more of the Peter Max style flowers in the background. As it was, I didn't, so there isn't. Still, I'm quite proud of it :)

I can't wait til college!

Wednesday, 19 August 2009


Poppies are really nice flowers. I took this photo of one in my Grandma's garden when it was a really nice day a while ago.
I know, I was surprised too!
I heard that the royal family are lizards. Something to do with the temperature that they keep the palace, or some such. *shrugs* :)

Tuesday, 18 August 2009

First Entry

Basically i figured i'd have ago at creating an internet blog, seeing as i'm on the internet quite a bit more these days (thanks to a friend who introduced me to a load of webcomics, that i subsequently got addicted to :D).
Also i thought it'd be a good way to be able to rant and rave about stuff that i wouldn't usually (?) because i'm sure none of my friends'd actually read this, which i s'pose isn't really a bad thing.
This blog will be compiled of completely random entries, and what not, whenever i have the chance :)

I really want to read Alice In Wonderland, and Alice Through The Looking Glass. I was just thinking about the rumours that Lewis Carroll was inspired by the effects magic mushrooms had on him to write the books and wondering if they're true or not, or if there is any evidence, or way of finding out if he ever actually ate shrooms of any kind... Hmmm....

so the League of Extrordinary Gentlemen is on filmfour, it's s'posed to be good, so i'm watching it. Well, not really watching it, just got in on in the background. No doubt i'll make a hot choc, get some strawberries from the fridge and sit down to watch it properly in a bit. Where's the ad-break? Maybe I'll start watching it properly from the beginning at 10 on +1.

My mum asked me to paint the bathroom today, because i got some dark pink hair dye on the wall and it won't come off. Whoops.