Monthly Archives: May 2012

David Skingle exhibition

David Skingle Absolute Silence from the Sound on the Right A memorial exhibition of prints and paintings Commercial Road Library Gallery 7 May – 25 May 2012 with thanks to Barbara Skingle curated by Nigel Oxley and Dolores De Sade

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Paper-craft 2: design and art with paper

Beyond origami……Paper Craft 2 (R. Klanten, B. Meyer) book and DVD provide a comprehensive guide to a myriad of paper-manipulation and sculpting techniques. I was intrigued by a layered ring that has been made by cutting through the pages of … Continue reading

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New book on Italian Renaissance art

A New History of Italian Renaissance Art; Stephen J. Campbell and Michael W. Cole New to Commercial Road Library, this volume is impressive in size, content and illustrations. The chronology of the flowering of the Renaissance in Italy is presented … Continue reading

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Artists’ books opportunities

Zybooks ia a London based website showcasing a selection of artists’ books from around the world. If you are a book artist, you can apply to showcase your bookworks on the site for free.  There are interesting opportunities to participate … Continue reading

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Images for Weblearn:concepts and subjects

Use the Bridgeman Education image e-resource to browse for images handily grouped by concepts and subjects. The facility could be a useful short-cut to find artworks from a particular movement, or objects made in a certain medium. Images representing abstract … Continue reading

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