Let’s Away To Trago Mills

Today I started my sketchbook practice at, sensibly enough, the beginning of the day. I accidentally awoke in Meyerhold’s acclaimed ‘bent star jump’ position, the pose of choice for a variety turn. It’s as though I am constantly working, even in repose.

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This gets me to thinking about Art School and because I had some felt tips on me, the next one is a nod to Leger

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Here we flash back to what the performance might have looked like but by now I’ve mislaid the felt tips

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In hindsight

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Yes, a great deal of art inspiration and materials were found in Trago Mills. Other Falmouth student ‘objet trouvé’ included scaffolding poles, the Silver Jaguar from outside the Jaguar Car Showroom and a dead swan which our friend Rachel was banned from stuffing.

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Some research was undertaken at little expense. Overlooking our Student Loans of course

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And so another days doodling draws to a close. Tomorrow I have a plan. I’m going to draw what I love best (faces and facial features) but from life not memory. I’m going to ask three strangers if they wouldn’t mind.
Who knows what tomorrow may bring?
A punch up the bracket or a stroked ego?
By the way, thank you for the nice comments and that. I did this today instead of reading an abandoned woman’s magazine. Though I have kept it for the tele page.

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12 Responses to Let’s Away To Trago Mills

  1. lois blaylock says:

    Love comments from the audience. Xx Looking forward to tomorrow’s installment .

  2. i am encouraged by your artistic endeavours 🙂

  3. More felt tip! Love the shading and the big hollow lettering.
    Hair eye mask… genius.

  4. George Egg says:

    Another lovely blog jo. Always inspiring.

  5. Neil says:

    I love you, Jo Neary. And The World loves you.

  6. Lou Simmons says:

    I am so pleased you have started your sketchbook diary again – love it!

  7. Hey, I like Adam’s video!

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