International Journal of Art & Design Education

Art and Design Education: Further Initiatives for Change

Volume 7.3   1988



Tom Hudson discusses some of the history behind his work in this concluding part of an essay published in JADE Volume 6, No3 (1987). The variety and ingenuity of Hudson's teaching reinforce a set of simple but essential precepts. Firstly, that visual literacy is the basis of private and public creativity; secondly, that visual literacy in essence consists of chromatic sensitivity and, thirdly, mark-making is a discipline that unites charcoal and computer applications and thus transcends technological advances.