Some Haikus written by the foundation at the end fo the first half term.
Sunlight wore facemask,
when I came in summertime.
Let´s cross the darkside!
it is far better
than being home all day long
i’m enjoying it
Corona is around us
But we are safe in college
We can create now
working men’s is home
the vibrancy is striking
idea is here
Put your face mask on,
Somehow theres paint in my hair,
paper is magic.
Exploring art and
Meeting new people through masks,
has become normal
working mens college,
i was first apprehensive,
now yes, i’m in love
Some lovely work form the Autumn colours sessions of the Watercolour Skills and Techniques class.
Some amazing Natural Dyes being experimented with on the Applied Arts Pathway today!
The first 6 weeks of the course have been a bit unusual, but we have managed to maintain social distancing while still making some amazing work and exploring the possibilities of all the pathways available on the FAD program.
This weeks induction project produced another fantastic mark-making portrait of the college
The Foundation Talk and Tour Video can be seen here:
This year the Foundation Art and Design End of Year show has moved online and can be viewed here:
The normal Private View event was replaced by a Zoom Call with staff and learners and prizes were awarded for
Studentship Award – for excellent commitment , application and development though the course
Peer support champion – For supporting their peers in the studio
Lockdown superstars – for continued creative development and engagement during the lockdown.
Vanessa Soria Lima
Peer Support Champion:
Despite having to work form home during the Lock-down and college closure the Foundation learners are still making some exciting work!
Despite the Lock-down and college closure in Term 3 the Art and Design learners are still working. Here are just a small sample of the work they have been sending in to tutors in response to the resources that are being sent out to them.