Helima Akhtar - Textiles coursework - "As artists we should embrace the sensuous experience, especially within the context of research in textiles. It is not only about how things look but also the way they feel, smell, sit or can be handled."
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This sequence of work (primarily Kate's A Level Art sketchbook pages) shows experimentation with media and the exploration of compositional ideas. Artist influences are chosen cleverly: seamlessly integrating with her own aesthetic.
These A2 sketchbook pages show clever and highly original investigations of the organic forms, colours, patterns and textures of a peeled mandarin. This high school sculpture project is a beautiful mix of first-hand sources, artist influence, inventive media exploration, textural discovery and annotation.