Assignment One – review of my work for part 1


Exploring my own physical presence and physical and sensory relationship to the acts of drawing and painting

I can safely say that Studio Practice Part One has taken me to a place I have never been with my art.  To start off I was a tad nervous at the thought of action expression.  I couldn’t imagine dancing round my living room with a paint brush in my hand unless it was to paint my tired walls.  However, the exercises were quite addictive – some exploring rhythm, others exploring movement and uncertainty.  I never thought for one minute that I would cope with uncertainty.  I am a teacher who plans her entire day, who labels every cupboard and every drawer…everything in my life is predictable.  The experience of unpredictability was so refreshing and exhilarating.   I had worried about exploring emotions because I tend to supress my feelings when I am in…

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My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is Feel free to contact me.


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