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A Quick Introductory Guide to Creative Freelancing

I don’t know about you, but as a final year Arts student, I feel like I’ve spent the last few years thinking, ‘This is all great, but how do I actually become an artist? What realistic steps do I take next?’ And in return I’ve received a myriad of vague answers like, ‘It’s not what you know, it’s who you know,’ or ‘You’ve just got to put yourself out there.’ …

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A Quick Introductory Guide to Creative Freelancing

I don’t know about you, but as a final year Arts student, I feel like I’ve spent the last few years thinking, ‘This is all great, but how do I actually become an artist? What realistic steps do I take next?’ And in return I’ve received a myriad of vague answers like, ‘It’s not what you know, it’s who you know,’ or ‘You’ve just got to put yourself out there.’ …

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About Dock

DOCK is an online arts magazine, gallery and soon-to-be art store, passionate about promoting the work and working lives of new emerging artists from all disciplines across art and design. We don’t just love the work we show here at DOCK, but we love each and every one of our creators too, and that’s why we believe you should have the opportunity to get to know them yourselves. Follow the working lives of each of our artists through our magazine, where you can read up on their lat…

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A Quick Introductory Guide to Creative Freelancing
Apr 04

A Quick Introductory Guide to Creative Freelancing

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I don’t know about you, but as a final year Arts student, I feel like I’ve spent the last few years thinking, ‘This is all great, but how do I actually become an artist? What realistic steps do I take next?’ And in return I’ve received a myriad of vague answers l…

'Illusions' by Nica Harrison
Mar 10

'Illusions' by Nica Harrison

video

"The film is done entirely in screen-printing technique, which means that all the frames were drawn by hand, turned into colour separations and screen printed on A3 sheets of paper, then scanned back in to create an animated sequence. More than 400…

The Making of 'Illusions'
Mar 09

The Making of 'Illusions'

video

In the run up to the official public release of 'Illusions', a grad film animation by Nica Harrison, have a look at how the project was created. 'Illusions' will première on Friday 10th March, alongside a shop on Nica's own website, where you will …

Première: Illusions by Nica Harrison
Mar 06

Première: Illusions by Nica Harrison

interview

This Friday 10th March Animator and Printmaker Nica Harrison will release her gorgeous Grad Film ‘Illusions’ to the public for the first time. The film will premiere on her website at the end of the week, alongside her shop where all you lucky art…

Interview with Luke Foster
Feb 25

Interview with Luke Foster

interview

So what is it about photography that interests you as a creative output? I have always enjoyed documenting social events since a young age. My mum used to make home videos all the time and I guess I got it from there. I tried drawing, painting,…

Welcome Back!
Feb 08

Welcome Back!

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Well hello there fellow Artists, Designers and Art lovers. As some of you may have noticed, Dock has taken a bit of a hiatus over the last few months. As usual, the Christmas and New Year period took over most of our lives and it’s taken a month or so to r…