Frida Kahlo artist research by artist Abby Hope Skinner. This section of Abby’s Coursework project shows first-hand responses to subject matter (self-portraits of herself in the style of Frida Kahlo, posing with a cat, dog and plants). The photographs of her work in progress are captivating (normally these are not required; in this case they provide stunning evidence that under-drawings have been sketched entirely by hand, with proportions gauged by eye).
Banksy pulled off an audacious stunt to produce what is believed to be his biggest work yet in central London. The secretive graffiti artist managed to erect three storeys of scaffolding behind a security fence despite being watched by a CCTV camera. (Banksy, 2008)
Top in the World: Stunning Self-Portraits by an A Level Art Student
Abby Hope Skinner. Drawing from observation in art. This section of Abby’s A Level Art portfolio shows excellent reference to first-hand sources. Here she completes observational line drawings of still life items (relating to her identity as a young artist – paint brushes, easels, artwork) arranged on a studio desk. The compositions communicate the essence of Abby’s identity, without the inclusion of a typical self-portrait – an innovative way of approaching a self-portrait.
Performance artist Olivier De Sagazan Transfiguration  is the story of a failure. The inability of a painter-sculptor to give life to his work. In a desperate gesture, the painter goes under the clay to give his life.
Book Three: "They burned it. I can't believe they burned it. It's been here for centuries." "Shut up, Graden." "Calm yerself, Chesh. Jest because you loved this plece and now et's gone doesn't mean yeh have the right teh teke it out on us."