Dear artists

By getting a better appreciation of the work of others, we can improve our own work as artists. With this in mind, members of Voila! have participated in a learning forum on critiquing/judging. The objectives were to develop tools including a framework to help critique artwork and a scoring sheet to judge it. These tools will be used to judge the Polymeristas of the Month on Voila! (www.voila.eu.com)


The encouraging but not altogether satiating “wow”, “great”, “I love your work”
is often all we get in lieu of a critique. If you'd like a reaction to your work that goes beyond this post one image of your work by August 31, midnight (GMT) Please, post only one piece – several images of the same piece are fine. Both the framework and the scoring sheets are accessible on the forum now. (You must log in to access).


By participating, you will help the judges-in-training with their learning. You will be able to get a sense of how your work is perceived by fellow members who have been reflecting on these issues for a few weeks. It is the wish of all who participated in this learning forum that the Framework should help you with your own journey as an artist.


Happy journey!


Christine



Tags: critiquing, judging

Views: 36

Replies to This Discussion

Hi Ronna, thanks for your reply. I think that for the moment, I don't want to overwhelm the Judges-in-Training panel with too many submissions, and would like to stay with polymer clay. Having said that, we have much to learn from our fellow artists in other disciplines, and the idea of widening the circle is appealling.

I plan to run other workshops to explore in more depth various components of the framework - specific elements of art or principles of design, to give examples - and maybe that'd be the time to invite other disciplines to participate.

Yes, by all means, spread the word. I've posted on facebook, but if you "paid it forward", I would greatly appreciate it.
That sounds great, very constructive ....
Thanks !

RSS

Latest Activity

Linda Threadgill is now a member of crafthaus
4 hours ago
Jina Seo joined Parker Brown's group
Thumbnail

Crescent Moon Armoury

Begun in 2005 by metalsmith, Parker Brown, Crescent Moon Armoury is a small business dedicated to the continuing craft of historical armour smithing.  The majority of its work focuses on historical armour for the modern collectors and martial artists.  Each piece is made according to the specific measurements and needs of the individual client.  In a modern world that has forgotten the true meaning of "custom made", Crescent Moon Armoury strives to retain, preserve and advance the true craft…See More
7 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
12 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
12 hours ago
Crystal Hartman posted photos
12 hours ago
Emilie Pritchard posted photos
12 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Design and Craft Fair, 20 - 22 JuneEarly bird tickets on sale now!Browse products from over 85 innovative designers and makers in this celebration of creativity, featuring the team behind MADE Brighton and London.Be inspired by…"
12 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Call for Entries!Handmade in Britain 14:The Contemporary Crafts & Design Fair14th - 16th NovemberChelsea Old Town Hall, LondonNow in its 8th year, our annual winter event returns to Chelsea this November to showcase contemporary fine crafts from…"
13 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=3f7311b2a4&id=f8d502853e&e=1eacb272fd Revitalise your wardrobe for spring and summer with luxury fashion and accessories, each piece handmade and unique. Spring Edition presents a variety of jewellery,…"
13 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
13 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Co- Located with Home and Top Drawer, the highly successful homewares, interiors and gift shows, CRAFT returns for a 2nd year presenting a celebration of handmade in January 2015, with the return of a bigger enhanced show at Olympia,…"
13 hours ago
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Art Jewelry Forum (AJF) is a global, nonprofit organization like no other in the field. It connects makers, educators, curators, galleries, and collectors alike. Just one vibrant example is our dynamic website, which receives more than 15,000 visits…"
13 hours ago
Sam Mitchell and Nicolette Absil are now friends
yesterday
Sam Mitchell posted photos
yesterday
Joy Ude posted photos
Friday
Regina Rose Malone is now friends with Glen Guarino and Leo Genkin
Friday
Brigitte Martin liked Erika Uzmann's photo
Friday
Chanda Glendinning is now a member of crafthaus
Friday
Marsea Banister posted photos
Friday
Rebecca Skeels commented on Rebecca Skeels's group The Association for Contemporary Jewellery
"Job advert, Theo Fennel: Theo Fennell is hiring! We are looking for a Wholesale Coordinator with two or more years experience to support our busy Head of Wholesale. The role is primarily administrative but will involve the successful candidate in…"
Thursday

© 2014   Created by Brigitte Martin.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service