• Does Art Make Us Human?

    In the book I read for GCSE ‘Never Let Me Go’ by Kazou Ishiguro, the antagonists are clones who are strongly encouraged to do art as children in their dystopian school. As adults they go looking for answers as to why their art was so sacred and are met...
  • When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going – Physical Outlets For Mental Health

    People struggling with mental health are often told to busy themselves. Whilst the convenient options are to binge a series or two on Netflix, physical ventures seem to expend long-term benefits. But what exact outlets have been proven to help?...
  • The Most Beautiful Books; Classic Collectable Edition

    Maisie Jane Garvin Literature has been a staple throughout history, entertaining the masses with an assortment of stories and memorable images. Classics have withstood the test of time, through their words and numerous editions. Maisie highlights four collectable editions below. We are always told to not judge a book...
  • What Is The True Worth Of Artwork?

    Alex Tyndall For as long as humans have existed, we have been innately drawn to works of art (pun very much intended). Cave paintings and carvings dating back tens of thousands of years are a testament to the universal language of images and their age-old significance. So it’s no...
  • TikTok: A New Platform For Aspiring Arts-And-Crafters?

    Gemma Cockrell Tik Tok has quickly become the most popular social media platform for sharing art. Whether an aspiring artist attempting to gain that all-important, career-starting exposure, or simply someone trying to fill their time creatively during lockdown, DIY painting, sewing, and drawing tutorials are finding significantly sized audiences,...
  • Leonardo Da Vinci: A Life in Drawing Exhibit

    2019 marks 500 years since Leonardo Da Vinci’s death. To celebrate his life and artwork, twenty museums across the country are simultaneously showcasing selections of his artwork, on loan from the Royal Collection. Each museum has different pieces, culminating in an overall exhibition in The Queen’s Galleries in London...
  • Interview – Steampunk Photographer Gary Nicholls

    “The first thing I always say is that creativity is not for the select few, it is for those brave enough to give it a go. The worst that can happen is you learn something.” One of the UK’s most respected Steampunk Photographers, Gary Nicholls is soon to release...