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Tapley, Erin

WCU

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Exploring organic pattern through surface design 2009 566 My work in the MFA program has explored the use of organic, abstract images that are taken from nature and recreated and repeated in two-dimensional, mixed media work. My thesis will further explain this process. My process involves photographing va...
The feather series and reflection 2011 101 Over the past two semesters I have explored the medium of drawing through a series of large-scale charcoal and graphite drawings of feathers. What started as small, delicate pencil drawings of feathers have evolved into large drawings adapted from ...
Personal archaeology : an autoethnographic illumination of a late-blooming feminist artist 2012 466 Originally seeking personal healing and restoration of balance in life through artistic expression and the creative process, I am enlightened by female precedents and empowered by their work and my own process. An aesthetic sisterhood with a twelfth ...
Techniques as a foundation builds artistic confidence 2012 186 As an elementary and middle school art teacher, this art-making research has implications for my teaching. I have learned much more about watercolor painting techniques, which can be passed on to my students. I have found that my increased learnin...