Monthly Archives: June 2011

Ray Fields Artist


Ray has been ”in” Art and Design since the 50’s. He is influential in several areas including the the St Ives Post War movment, Merseybeat and British animation. I am fortunate enough to be taught by him. The images here have been made with a cheap pc and a mouse. I shall be hopefully putting more up in regard to Ray.
Areas of work include: film, animation, sculpture, drawing, painting, product design, teaching and architecture.

http://bit.ly/kLgn7m

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Tham Khai Meng Takling About Creativity

Khai (Worldwide Creative Director & Chairman WW Creative Council Ogilvy & Mather) talking about creativity and being creative when faced with a blank peice of paper. Khai attended my class at the Rome Cadre, really nice guy and he happened to say some very good things about my teaching.

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Rory Sutherland: Sweat the small stuff

Rory (Vice Chairman, Ogilvy Group UK) in one of his TED Talks. Talking about many ideas including wants and desires of individuals. (ends at 12mins and 30secs)

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Francis Bacon – feeling when painting

”I don’t feel anything when doing paintings at all. theres nothing to feel. I rather like the dog in this painting”

Bacons responce whan asked what he felt when Painting Whilst looking at Two studies of George Dyer with dog. From the South bank Show ITV 1985

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Ben Hartley 1933 – 1996

Ben Hartley 1933 – 1996


Dogdays



Two pages from two seperate notebooks.

A fantastic painter and draughtsman who is mostly unknown, he is well worth a look.
A website with his work and books can be found here:

http://bit.ly/lDUvhz

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John Bratby 1928-1992- Venice Images


Works available here: 

http://julianhartnoll.com/Artists/John-Bratby

Brief biography:

http://bit.ly/fcMzMN

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Sir Ken Robinson – ”education and creativity expert” – RSA Animate

Sir Ken Robinson is a great speaker on the worth and role of creativity, here he’s put to some animation.

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Francis Bacon interview 60’s

Bacon was one of the most fluid speakers on the process of painting, art and creativity.

In this video he talks about photography and to ”remake appearance” through painting

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Robert Anton Wilson – The joy of Art

‘’The joy of art is trying to convey what you perceive so that other people will perceive it more or less the same way. Art is a form of seduction….there are rapists in the intellectual world, they become politicians the seducers become artists. We try and seduce people into our reality tunnels (rather) than leading them there with a gun. We are trying to get them into our reality. Our reality tunnel or our reality labyrinth. Which ever it is. In my case it’s a reality labyrinth.‘’ – Robert Anton Wilson 1932 – 2007

the sound quality s awful so I typed it out for you, thats just the type of guy I am.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sXZgNwfzYc

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Malcolm Gladwell on Spaghetti Sauce

Malcolm Gladwell on Spaghetti Sauce, multiple choice products and the wants of the consumer…..ties in with Alan moores idea on the previous post that people dont know what they want as well as the role of advertising

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