My daughter had an appointment at the University of Birmingham recently and asked me to drive her. So, having the morning to myself, I had a delightful opportunity to investigate Selly Manor, a medieval house relocated to the village of Bourneville for the edification of Cadbury factory workers. I love medieval figures. It is interesting … Continue reading Medieval Man
I am busy preparing for my first visit to Blueprint in New York. This has been a busy year, with two exhibitions already. Sketches for my second deck of cards is underway, and I’m hopeful to have that published by the end of the year. In the meantime, here is my blue hen who will … Continue reading Why did the hen cross the road?
If you ever make your way to Omaha, Nebraska, a visit to The Durham Museum will reward your efforts. Continue reading Full Release
Day 44. Well how about that. Practically half way and I haven’t missed a day yet. Have spent the past few days being inspired by my daughter and her friend’s henna painting on their hands. If you’re curious, you can check it out on my Instagram. Today, however, I decided to try and knock Klee … Continue reading Day 44 – Darktown Cove
Spent the weekend reading Paul Klee again and was taken with the idea that if you are going to engage in abstraction, you have an opportunity to explore the idea of drawing not only what can be seen, but what is hidden. By thinking about this, you can bring in what Klee regards as the … Continue reading Day 36 – As Above
Well, yesterday’s picture went down a storm. I’m drowning in virtual love. Hmm. That doesn’t sound right. Nevermind. But musing on the idea that we make up rules about a project or way of working without really considering why, I thought I’d shake my own self up with a change of pen and a wacky … Continue reading Day 34 – High Street
Yesterday, I completed DUCA and my Instagram friends have shared lots of lovely support and encouragement with that experiment. I’ve also met some other artists working with the concept of repetition and grids over the past few days, and that’s been fun too. The title of this post refers to the fact that I am … Continue reading Day 33 – Wandering Third