In recent weeks I have spent quite a lot of time working with students in the School of Creative Technologies and so I have selected ZBrush Character Sculpting: Projects, tips & techniques from the masters as my book of the …

Creative Arts Book of the Week 02/11/15 Read more »

Channel 4 and British film culture It’s always satisfying to review a title produced by ‘one of our own’  so here’s a a collection of academic journal articles printed in book form and co-edited by Justin Smith.  Those of you …

Creative Arts Book of the Week 28/09/15 Read more »

This week’s book, Magazine Movements is by Dr. Laurel Forster, from UoP’s School of Media and Performing Arts.  It extends the current research on women’s magazines into broadcast programmes as well as print media, defining magazines as ‘any media genre of …

Creative Arts Book of the Week 21/09/15 Read more »

It seems to me that every new blockbuster film “breaks box office records” during its opening weekend and I sometimes wonder where this information comes from. Well, now I know.  Film Industry Data (or Film ID) is a resource which …

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“Women’s Wear Daily”, as the name suggests, is a daily publication focusing on the business of women’s clothing. Published in America from 1910, it’s been monitoring trends for over a century. The complete archive of this publication, complete with high …

Don’t forget your pants! An exploration of the Women’s Wear Daily archive online Read more »

In a slight change to our usual routine, this week’s Creative Arts Book of the Week has been chosen and reviewed by Pablo, our friendly library penguin… Animals, by Camilla de la Bédoyère, is a beautiful new book of illustrations which …

Creative Arts Book of the Week 04/06/2015 Read more »

Last night was a first for some of our Film Studies and Creative Writing final year students who saw five of their completed projects on the big screen at No. 6 Cinema in the Historic Dockyard. Three films explored the …

Creative Arts Film Review: Student Shorts at No. 6 on Thursday 28th May Read more »

Going to London over the summer?  I recommend visiting Tate Modern to take in the latest EY Exhibition: Sonia Delaunay.  Her career spanned much of the twentieth century.  Often working with husband, Robert Delaunay, they developed a distinctive abstract style …

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