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Be not afear’d

At the bottom of the wardrobe I found an old ‘brag bag’. This is a pvc bag made of clear pockets that you can fill with your own artwork or photographs. As a functional bag it was always pretty useless, … Continue reading

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Colour

One of the things I do when I don’t know what else to do is paint. Well, actually it’s not so much painting as splashing a bit of colour around on paper. I find it helps me see better when … Continue reading

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Pages part 2

The second half of the Winter Queen sketchbook; pages are 8″ square, continued from yesterday. The last page from yesterday, with the silk and knitted wire, flips up to reveal this page with its couching samples: This page (below) is … Continue reading

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Peace on paper

I don’t know what the problem has been – maybe just fatigue – but I took a couple of days off and shuffled paper around for a bit. I found that I had this huge pile of hand-painted paper, some … Continue reading

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Abstraction

“There is no abstract art.  You must always start with something.  Afterwards you can remove all traces of reality… the idea of the object will have left an indelible mark.” -Picasso Abstract (as a transitive verb): take out of; extract; … Continue reading

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Pattern and line

Still exploring pattern and line based on tyre treads. And more lines: [explore: L. ‘explorare’, to search out, investigate] I don’t have much to say at present.

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Wordless weekend: note to self

 

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Making tracks

I’m seeing them everywhere. When I printed one of these photographs, there were the loveliest blues and greens that I didn’t notice at the scene. I liked the colour palette so much I made a little thread-wrapped card, just to … Continue reading

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Setting out

Happy new year!  As our planet sets out on another lap around the sun, the rest of us are setting out on our own journey through another year.  Some of us know where we’re going, some of us haven’t a … Continue reading

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