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College / University
De Montfort University
Program / Degree
Fine art
July 20, 2013
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If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Drawing, Painting, Sculpture
I am...
Sophie Hunt and I am currently Studying Fine art at De Montfort University.
About my artwork
I mostly deal with figurative concepts and themes; lately I have enjoyed exploring sculpture projects working with plaster and wax.
Artists I like
Jenny Saville, Francis Bacon, Gustav Klimt, Jake and Dinos brothers, Hans Bellmer.
Dabble in the violin, Read, go to university and eat cake.
What exhibitions are good at the moment?
The yorkshire Sculpture Park
Centre of the artworld:
another city

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Drawing Statement. Space Project, Term Two

Drawing, Space

For this project I have continued ideas and themes from my previous work, taking patterns from real life to create this sort of fantasy world. I have decided to look at the patterns I could see in my bedroom; in my personal space. My possessions are very important to me as I am very sentimental and attached to certain objects of significance. Therefore I have looked at objects in my room which are specific to me, such as a piece of jewellery and used the decorative… Continue

Posted on April 29, 2011 at 9:28

Artist Statement- Term Two

Artist Statement

The major concepts within the work created, are exploring the possibilities of body and beauty distortion. The pieces are produced using a plaster casting process, moulded from a simple Barbie and baby doll. The making process is often time consuming and sometimes gratuitous; the wax doesn’t always reach all of the points inside the cast and so the end result can be disappointing. The properties of the wax are important to the subject; wax is malleable and can be… Continue

Posted on April 29, 2011 at 9:25

Self directed Statement-Amalgamations, Term Two.

For this project I have decided to precede a figurative subject matter; making a series of sculptures which embody distortion and deformity. I have chosen to display this concept through using plastic Barbie dolls to generate moulds from, it then allows me to pour a substance into it such as wax. This has manifested in a whole myriad of interesting ways, the end result sometimes was decorated by lots of tiny markings depending on the way the wax was poured in, the colour of each doll could be… Continue

Posted on April 29, 2011 at 9:11

Sculpture Statement for Transformation Project

Sculpture Statement.

I focused on using man made materials such as cotton wool, sponge, mod roc and plastic bottles and utilising them to create something very organic and natural looking. For instance, the piece with the bottles covered in cotton wool and paint are shaped in a way that suggests an organic formation. The piece in which I used sponge and cling film also supports this idea as it resembles something nature given.

This idea of transform is very evident here as it… Continue

Posted on April 29, 2011 at 9:10

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