Opening Thoughts and Devising Projects on the subject of good quality CLOSURE

Storyboards; key frames; Interpretation of Team Ideas
Here to produce :
Using the e-brain to motivate, develop and sustain learning
Creating cartoons to support your educational messages
Preparing your project results to show the full extent of your work
Useful for Sports Days, News Events, Motivational work, Parent Evenings, Fund Raising and Assemblies
Blending your images, messages and photography onto Disk
Original, bespoke writing, graphics, photography and illustration for your project

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Project Statement

Answers to



Life needs to be studied as we still
don't have the answer.

But sometimes, learning a new way of understanding
turns the question on its head.

Image of Learning evolved from the overlapping of two minds, its co-founders Peter and Grant.
It grows by overlapping with ever more minds
thus we welcome

Before the advent of print and the World's ability to spread its many different 'teachings', disparate ideas proliferated and we are all still trying to negotiate a way through this legacy.

     views so
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 (Open University )
   Arts & Humanities

  (University of Central England )
Visual Communication

'Value of Closure'
'The Elements of Sequential Art'
'Use of 'Story' within Educative Process'





'Management Development & Team Leadership'
[Beeches College]
'Computing Software :  QuarkXpress; Photoshop'
[Bournville College]          
'Print Making'         
[Birmingham Print Workshop]
'TV / Video Prod Course'   [Birmingham University] 
'Web Design'            [Inst. of Art and Design,
                                 University of Central England]
'TV Prod Course'      
[Selly Oak School]
'Business Funding'     [Birmingham Chamber of Commerce]
'Business Marketing'  [University of Aston in Birmingham,
                                  Small Business Centre]

'Pottery Course'.        
[Bournville College]
'Educational Dance'    [Midland Arts Centre]
'Digital Publishing:  Adobe Illustrator; Freehand'.
[Aston ITEC]          
'Team Leadership - Live Wire Business Growth Challenge'
                  [Aberdovey Outward Bounds Centre]
'Calligraphy Course'    [Midhurst School]
'Writing in Education' [Winterbourne College]   
'Public Speaking and Chairmanship'    [Birmingham School of
                                    Speech & Drama]
'Peter Pan (Set Construction and acting). Wuthering Heights (Set Design)                 [Crescent Theatre, Birmingham]
Updates on Request


 1. We Imagined it for:

Birmingham City Council: Visualisation of the City Pedestrianisation Scheme,
Design of Educational Visitor Centre in Ireland (Peat Workings)
Designs for School Literature in six languages for Swedish Paper Manufacturer
Digital Imagery adaptations for Ikon Gallery with Matt Fisher and Chris Stirrup
Birmingham:  Digital Imaging & Animation Prog. Design, supported by Photopack/  West Midlands Arts
Handsworth:   Opportunity to explore numeracy through sound, story, role play, icons, art, movement ; in conjunction with Birmingham Education & Business Partnership
Whitton School: Illuminating and Re-writing their  '300 years in the making' during
Big Arts Week.
Bordesley Green:  Out of School Hours extracurricular Workshops on Survival
Lee Bank:   Strengthening Community  through documenting & dissemination  - Human Facilities Management
Updates on Request                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 2. We Tried it alongside:

Robin Hood School : Self-empowerment  - 'Mind over Mouse' Part of 'Teachers and Artists  Working Together Scheme'.
Trainer/ Employer for Schools 'Work Placement Schemes'
YTS Trainer/Employer - design and implementation of an extensive on the job training Scheme in Creative Technical Imaging.
Folio and Career Surgeries for individual Art and Communication degree Students through B.I.G.
IT skill 'Return to Work' Training for volunteers from Birmingham Volunteers Bureau
Freelance Storyboarding Pop Videos/ TV Commercials/ Print
Updates on Request                         

We Draw
Educational Cartoons

 3. We Made it Work:

1965:  Produced First 8 mm Animated Films  (one survives).
1974 - 1999  Teaching 25 years  [Year 1 to Year 6]
           Special Needs E2L Imparting Active Teaching
           Subject Range: Art; Craft; Science; Health;
           Literacy & Language; Mathematics; Sport
           Mentoring 19 to 21 Years
1974 - 1980 :  Aquaculturist
1976:  Partner: Ginger Man Studios (Arts and Crafts Designers)
1977:  Lyricist for S.Wales Rock Group 'Calix'
1978:  Co-founder, Chair and Trustee Reg. Educational
'World of Water'
1983:  Founded 'Think Tank'. Thinking with action on people's aims. 
1983:  Promoter for DJ and
TVRT Recording Studios
1983-present: Graphic Authoring; Story Boarding; Cartoons;  Illustration;
           Art; Design; Print; Workshops
1983   Format Design for TV Series: : Prog. pitch to BBC TV (Michael
           Garrod/ Continuing Education Department)
1986:  Joined Griffiths Reaney Design Associates - Interior Designers,
1987:  Co-Founder and Director of Design Workshop (Architects and
1988:  Guest Lecturer, Faculty of the Built Environment, University of
           Central England
1989:  Director of Hickton Madeley Interiors without realising it.
1992:  Authoring stage play 'KK & GM' for Crescent Theatre,
1992:  Director of MacLaren Marketing, Wolverhampton
1993:  Partner in
'Little People Books'
1993:  Co-Founder and Director of 'Karavadra Multimedia'
1995:  Joint Founder 
'Image of Learning'
1996:  Creative Director : MIPF (Midlands Independent Production
            Forum based at VIVID) Film:  "10/34" for B'ham Film Festival
1996:   Web Site Design and Gallery Installation for  'The Nine Tenets'/
            Café Surf
1996:   Authored: 'Ring in the New' Animation short pitched to B.F.I.
            at VIVID
1996:   Authored: Prog. pitch to Sky TV (The Alterers)
1999:  Co-refereed the successful 'Art and the Internet' Millennium Bid
            with Liz Macgregor, Ikon Gallery.
Updates on Request

 Publications & Reports: (See also ' Latest News')

Harrier Comics
The e-brain (1994)
Eddy Champion Comic (1995)
AV Producer: 'Tapman and Pluggy', with the support of Education Dept., Severn Trent Water. 1995
Medieval Pond Culture (with Casey, A.)

We Write

 Experience of Materials and their Application:

Clay sculpt;   Plaster reliefs;   Plasters in Construction; Concrete (carving);   Natural Construction Materials;
Computer Software for Image Manipulation. Architectural Delineation.
Scale Drawing;
Papier Mache (puppets); Metal (sculpt); Wood (constructions); Water Colour Paints / Inks;
Fire, Earth, Air and Water : Gardening, Landscaping, Water Cycle, Water Use and Conservation
Updates on Request


Television Interviews:   1984 OB with Dan Cherrington (BBC Research
                                      History of Monastic Carp Culture);
                                      Pebble Mill at One (OB Fresh Fish Buying)
Guest Radio Slots:         Radio WM (Phone-in) BRMB;Radio Bristol
Community Radio:         BHBN.
Updates on Request


 Live Performance Events:

1983   Who's Book is it Anyway, Birmingham Nature Centre
1997   Water on the Beach, Brighton (Part of High Tide Event)
1996   'Inspector Clue Bod Investigates' Birmingham City Council
           Discovery Day
Updates on Request

 Solo Exhibitions:

1979:     'Piscatorial Memorabilia', Aber-Gwen Visitor Centre, South Wales
1982/83:Nature Exh. Centre (Birmingham Museum  & Art Galleries)
Paintings of the Built Environment, Birmingham Midland  Institute
1982:    When Santa met Neptune, Rackhams, Birmingham
1983:    Future of Aquaculture, Brighton Exhibition and Conference Centre,
1983:   Hellensborough Museum,  Scotland
1983:   Dumbarton Museum & Libraries
1983:   'Enviromental Awareness' Exh. in conjunction with Whirligig
            Theatre Co.  Alexander Theatre.                 ( See Picture on Right
> )
1985:   'The Water Palace', Central Library, Birmingham
1986:   Wednesbury Art Gallery & Museum, Wednesbury
1986:   Art Gallery, Rugby Library, Rugby
1986:   'Wet Harvest', The Bass Museum, Burton-on-Trent
1986:   Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry
1986:   Warwickshire  Museum, Warwick
1987:   City Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent
1991:   'The influence of Fish in Design', Birmingham Midland Institute.
1992:   Alternative Perspectives, Mine Gallery, Birmingham
Updates on Request

Educational Showtime

Lord Mayor opens Exh.. Birmingham
Central Library

 Group Exhibitions:

            University of Central England
            Lichfield Guild Hall
            International Convention Centre
1992:   'Friends Show', Royal Birmingham Society of Artists Gallery
1993:   'Plant Crossing', Birmingham Botanical Gardens Gallery
1993:   Choice Gallery, Birmingham
1995:   Earth Centre, Conisborough
1996:   Brighton Festival
1996:   The Nine Tenets of Tomlinson and Jessé, Café Surf, Birmingham
1996:   'Who's Book is it Anyway', Part of Birmingham Readers & Writers
Updates on Request

 Online Interactive Evolvement:  Update URL's on Request

1999:   Nine Tenets Part 11. Writings to accompany the work of
            OliverTomlinson. See
"Finding a Match"
2000:   'Contemporary Italian and Spanish graphic design and folk art
            on Citrus Fruit Wrappers from 1930's'
2002    'The Art of it'. Online writings to remember the work of the Late
             Jonathan Inglis.


 Commissions: (abridged):

Birmingham City Council Landscape Practice, B.B.C., Central Independent Television, Austin Knight Advertising, Black Country Development Corporation, Black Theatre Co-operative, Bugle Films Ltd., Cadbury Schweppes, Centro, Custard Factory (Digbeth), Forward Trust, Freestyle Productions, Gillette, GKN, Granada Leisure, Groundwork, Healthy Birmingham 2000, Ilford Photo Ltd., Jaguar, King Edward VI Foundation, Kokuma Dance Theatre Company, Letts Educational, MEB, Mercia Sound, Midland Bank, SCS (Specialist Computer Services), Structured Training, Switch Design, Tibbatts Interior Design Group, Training and Creative Resources, West Midlands Travel. (Full List available on Request)
Updates on Request


NAA (National Association of Artists)
NUT (National Union of Teachers)
BAT (Birmingham Arts Trust)
VIVID (Formerly Birmingham Centre for Media Arts)
1995  National Small Press Association
1996 to date: Acting Secretary of "Birmingham Image Generators'
1996:  Steering committee of the HUB (Birmingham)
1998 Birmingham Education Arts Forum (BEAF)
Book Packagers Association
Article 31 Action Network
Crescent Theatre: Set Design, Theatre Marketing.
Hon. Member :European Society of Perspectivists
2001 "Grwp Amineiddwyr Cymru" (Welsh Animation Group, Cardiff)
2000 "Creative Network" University of Central England
2005 "Powys Arts Forum"
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