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April 14, 2014 by Tony Plant   Comments (0)

In between shaping foam for the silks, applying fibre glass, sanding, hot coating and drawing I picked up a stanley knife

Hot Coating

April 14, 2014 by Tony Plant   Comments (0)

Applying a 'Hot Coat' to the top half of a silked foam

To one of Tom Butlers snapped 'Magic Boards', Photo: Gary Mc Call


April 14, 2014 by Tony Plant   Comments (0)

Spent 3 days with Fourth SurfBoards, sawing, planing, re-glueing and shaping bases for the silks

Fourth, these guys know how to make you fly across water

Pic of the Week: Sharon Hannah, Southampton Solent (plus 'Tip of the Week' and other news..)

April 11, 2014 by AA2A Info   Comments (0)

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Pic of the Week: Southampton Solent University's AA2A artist Sharon Hannah's image from her album 'The Blue Room'.

You can see more of Sharon's work at http://aa2a.biz/pg/profile/sharon13

Tip of the Week: ‘On graduation get stuck into all opportunities straight away.’ Rachel Horne, AA2A artist at Liverpool Hope University (2012-2013) http://aa2a.biz/pg/profile/rachelh

Other news:   As many schemes are now drawing to a close, we're keeen to gather your feedback. Artists' evaluation questionnaires will be available online and emailed to you in late April / early May. If you've been offered an extension to your scheme we'll still need to gather this information from you as if your project was completed.

NB: Please drop us a line if your email address etc. has changed since you started the scheme at info@aa2a.biz

Rainbow rolls

April 7, 2014 by Kathryn Poole   Comments (0)


I have finished drawing, processing and printing the third stone and Leighton has taught me how to do a blended roll ad so I have been experimeting with colour, trying to get the sheen on the pheasants neck feathers to look nice and vibrant.

Reserch In the Liberary

April 6, 2014 by Lee McDonald   Comments (0)

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I have been in the Liberary for some time now looking at Jeff Koons and Michael Landy books. and working on an application.



April 5, 2014 by Tony Plant   Comments (0)

Collected printed, washed and dried silks from Plymouth College if Art yesterday and was invited to speak to a group of Photography Students, thats a fair swap.

Talking Heads

Pic of the Week: Milly Peck, Wimbledon College of Art (plus 'Tip of the Week' and other news..)

April 4, 2014 by AA2A Info   Comments (0)

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Pic of the Week: Wimbledon College of Art's AA2A artist Milly Peck's image from her February album 'Collage prints'.

You can see more of Milly's work at http://aa2a.biz/pg/profile/milly13

Tip of the Week: ‘Don’t be afraid to contact organisations directly that you would like to work with.’ Janine Goldsworthy, Staffordshire University (2012-2013) http://aa2a.biz/pg/profile/janine

Other news: You can continue using Dotbiz as a current artist until September 2014.  We'll email you nearer the time with details of how to continue your access.  If you haven't yet started using the site, you can still document your project now - we have two online 'Dotbiz' tutorials to help you: 'Getting started' and 'Uploading  images and blogging'.