At my tutorial with Jan Woolley I was introduced to the work of Romare Bearden http://www.beardenfoundation.org/artlife/beardensart/beardensart.shtml
It's cool stuff and it's about something important Civil Rights and Jazz.
I'm investigating his output to see if I can use some of his ideas to help me with the mise-en-scene for my storyboard project.
We also looked at the classic 60's British films dubbed 'Kitchen Sink' Dramas. 'Cathy Come Home' (Dir. Ken Loach 1966) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g9NZhnU0tuo
Poor Cow (Dir. Ken Loach 1967) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LX0GGo86Ww
and 'A Taste of Honey' (Dir. Tony Richardson 1961) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4-hUmxnfOE&feature=related
to see if the staging used in them could help me construct believable environments for my characters. Austerity Britain looks just like these films
creating children's picture books - new online courses! - You may recall how my fab friend David O'Connell and I created a picture book called *Jampires*... Well, we've both made lots more books since then and ...
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