A very sweet gallery

A wise man (his name was Samual Johnson) once said 'A man that is tired of London is tired of life' and I wholeheartedly agree with him. For those that are constantly craving new adventures, seek to eat cutting edge cuisines or even want a quiet oasis surrounded by trees then London is the place for you! What I love about … Continue reading A very sweet gallery

Art of the brick – Lego superheroes

I often look at amazing Lego structures and think I could probably make something similar but then I get to work and all that comes out of it is a staircase, one that doesn't even stand up! So when I see art, such as these DC superheroes that were created by the likes of Nathan … Continue reading Art of the brick – Lego superheroes

Photography project – Postcards from the elephant

As part of one of our university modules we were required to make a photobook. This involved researching the photobook industry, including looking into the history of the photobook coming up with a concept taking photos using Adobe Indesign to create the template for the book sourcing the right paper that would work with our images … Continue reading Photography project – Postcards from the elephant

Photography project – Architecture

The reason I first started a blog is because I thought it would be a great outlet and a place that I could regularly share my photography. I also love getting out and exploring places and the two work perfectly together to make Oh Pretty City. I do obviously post photos of the places I have … Continue reading Photography project – Architecture

Wolfgang Tillmans at the Tate

Wolfgang Tillmans is a contemporary artist creating photographic images that range from still life to political activism. I went with my class to the Tate modern along the Southbank to specifically see the Tillmans exhibition. Upon arrival we were told that Tilmans is very hands on when it comes to how his work is displayed … Continue reading Wolfgang Tillmans at the Tate

Victoria & Albert museum

Described as the worlds leading museum of Art and Design, the Victoria and Albert is definitely one of my favourites. I decided to go and visit to see if there were any new exhibitions within the photography and theatre and performance rooms plus it was also on my list of 10 places I wanted to visit and … Continue reading Victoria & Albert museum

The British Museum

I am surprised I have never been to the British museum before, especially as it has been the most visited attraction in the UK for the past ten years! I went to look at some specific artefacts for a project I'm working on and didn't have time to stick around but I was really taken … Continue reading The British Museum

Somerset House

I managed to make the Malick Sadibe exhibition at Somerset house before it closed, which was lucky as it was on the 10 places I want to visit in London list. The building itself is really impressive and I imagine there are loads of interesting things housed inside but I didn't have time to explore … Continue reading Somerset House

Arts and crafts at The Paxton Centre

The Paxton centre based in Crystal Palace is a community hub, gallery and shop that supports local artists, designers and makers. The centre is run by Beth who is very friendly and welcoming. I came across a post on the Facebook page that was asking for volunteers to help in the afternoons and I thought … Continue reading Arts and crafts at The Paxton Centre