Category Archives: Part 2

Comparison between annotations of the Discobolus of Myron and Boxer at Rest

This is a very late edition to my learning log as I have realised that I did not take note of my tutor’s advice in doing this comparison so have decided to rectify that mistake. My two annotations for Part … Continue reading

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Researching medieval architecture in my local area

Part of the research element of this module is to research medieval architecture in my local area – with Derby this has proved more difficult than expected and also I am unable to walk too far presently so was not … Continue reading

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Research the Roman occupation – North Leigh Roman Villa

Frustratingly I live in a Roman city but one with virtually no Roman ruins – the only ones in Derby are of two wells which are not exactly photographically exciting but I have family living near a villa just outside … Continue reading

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Exercise: Drawing Classical Figure Sculptures

The course notes set an exercise to draw or make tracings of classical figure sculptures  and to choose a variety of figures.  One drawing is then developed further to increase powers of observation.  I choose to draw 3 sculptures or … Continue reading

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Visit to a Gothic church – St Mary’s Catholic Church, Derby

For the visit for this assignment the destination was to a Gothic or Victorian Gothic Church or Cathedral and for this task I was incredibly lucky because  a leading  figure of the Victorian Gothic revival style was Augustus Pugin who … Continue reading

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