Flickr

We have started to create a flickr page showcasing some of the great work the pupils create in the department. So far there are a some images of work created by s4, 5 and 6 for examinations.

You can view these on our Flickr pages at PLArtDept.

Degree Show Success

The Art and Design department would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the following former pupils on their success at this years University of Dundee degree show (http://www.dundee.ac.uk/djcad/degreeshow/courses.htm). Pupils have progressed on to study in a variety of disciplines and have worked hard to reach their potential. They are a credit to the school. Examples of their work can be viewed at the sites listed below.

 

Amanda Richardson (class of 2005)
BA Graphic Design
http://www.dundee.ac.uk/design/show2009/graphics/RichardsonAM.htm

Kirsten Lawson (class of 2005)
BA Illustration
http://imaging.dundee.ac.uk/illustration/

Ryan McLeod (class of 2004)
BA Interactive Media Design
‘QLASHR’


Working together Ryan McLeod and Ian Shiels have brought together their independent specialist skills to make a fantastic interactive video jockey installation. Visitors to the exhibition will be able to mix their own visuals and lighting show within a mini club in the exhibition space. 
http://www.dundee.ac.uk/djcad/degreeshow/ryanian.htm

Ailsa Lawson (class of 2005)
BA Time Based Art and Digital Film
‘DEE OF THE DEAD’
Ailsa Lawson’s taste for gore is manifested in her two-minute zombie flick “Dee Of The Dead”, which showcases her startling make-up effects and rekindles memories of 70s horror films like “Dawn Of The Dead”.
http://imaging.dundee.ac.uk/tba/ailsa_lawson.html
http://www.dundee.ac.uk/djcad/degreeshow/ailsa.htm

S1 Work – Colour Theory

S1 have been looking at the contrast effect of hot and cold colours, to create vibrant underwater landscapes.

Animation workshop

We held a two day animation workshop last week. This was very successful and some great work was produced. We shall post the animations once they are completed and we are aiming to submit them to the Scottish Animation Festival in May.

Silver from PL

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Sarah Hutchison, a past Preston Lodge pupil, is currently taking part in an exhibition celebrating the best of Scottish silver. This is now showing at the National Museum Scotland. For more information visit the NMS website at http://www.nms.ac.uk/silver.aspx

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Sarah left Preston Lodge in 2000 to study at Edinburgh College of Art. Graduating with a First Class Honours Degree, she went on to complete her Post Graduate and is currently an artist in residence at Edinburgh College of Art. You can find out more about Sarah and see some of her work at http://www.sarahhutchison.co.uk

 We congratulate her on her success and wish her all our best wishes.

Preston Lodge Pupils Exhibiting at Peter Potter Gallery

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The Peter Potter Gallery in Haddington is currently holding its annual exhibition of pupils work from around East Lothian. A selection of Preston Lodge pupils, from S1 to S6, are exhibited there. Other participating schools include Knox academy, Loretto’s and Musselburgh Grammar.

Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5.30pm
Sundays: 11 am – 4.30pm

Address:
10 The Sands,
Haddington
T: 01620 822080
E: info@peterpottergallery.org