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1 We Rise (Together): Taking and Making Space for BIPOC Book Arts Creatives, Cultures, and Histories Tia Blassingame introduced her work leading the Book/Print Artist/Scholar of Color Collective (aka Book/Print Collective) and shared methods for supporting and empowering BIPOC book and print artists Tia Blassingame 13 Feb 2024
2 Hybrid book tour of Agrippa In this session, librarians and archivists from a wide range of international public institutions share their copies of Agrippa Ivy Blackman, Douglas Dodds, Chris Fletcher, Elizabeth James 22 Jan 2024
3 Medicine and Art Professor David Cranston takes us on a little trip through art and medicine using illustrations of works that portray the changing role of medicine in society. David Cranston 28 Aug 2018
4 Creative Commons Artist Talk: Made in Imagination Find out how Anne Griffiths’ work, Lost in Imagination, reimagines intriguing objects lost within the Pitt Rivers archive. Anne Griffiths 06 Jun 2018
5 Core Course: Artists' Names This lecture forms part of series entitled Introduction to the History of Art, a core course taught to the first year undergraduate History of Art students. Geraldine Johnson 06 May 2014
6 Creative Commons 9. Creativity Lesson 8. Invention! Stephen Farthing 24 Mar 2011
7 Creative Commons 8. Field Notes Lesson 7. Strategies for collecting information and recording ideas as an aid to memory. Stephen Farthing 24 Mar 2011
8 Creative Commons 7. With Colour Lesson 6. The most complex form of drawing. Starting with a pencil outline, the drawing is developed with a brush in clearly defined layers. Stephen Farthing 24 Mar 2011
9 Creative Commons 6. Measured Drawing Lesson 5. Making a drawing that is dependent for its success on mathematical accuracy. Stephen Farthing 24 Mar 2011
10 Creative Commons 5. Making a Livelier Drawing Lesson 4. Making a livelier drawing, where the line and tone have an energy because they have been applied at speed with a brush. Stephen Farthing 24 Mar 2011
11 Creative Commons 4. Toned Paper Lesson 3. How toned paper can be used to provide the mid-tone in a drawing, which records where light and shade fall as a means of picturing an object. Stephen Farthing 24 Mar 2011
12 Creative Commons 3. The Edge of the Pencil Lesson 2. We use tone, light, dark and the shades in-between to create illusions of volume and depth. Stephen Farthing 24 Mar 2011
13 Creative Commons 2. The Tip of the Pencil Lesson 1. We use line to define spaces and things. It is not a question of magically getting the line right first time, but of first turning a contour into a line, and then systematically correcting that line until it looks right. Stephen Farthing 24 Mar 2011
14 Creative Commons 1. Introduction to the Elements of Drawing Stephen Farthing R.A. presents eight practical drawing classes using John Ruskin's teaching collections to explain the basic principles of drawing. Stephen Farthing 24 Mar 2011
15 Department of Politics and International Relations: Artist in Residence 2009-10 Lecture: Artist as Politician. Maxim Kantor 21 May 2010