drawing as... Drawing and illustration pervade our world as a vehicle for thought; on a practical level, we need it to plan, map, explain, direct, identify, warn and entertain. We are used to understanding drawings; this language … [Read more...] about Drawing; conjuring something from nothing
Human identity The physical properties of the painted surface become a new territory with a new material/imagined sense of place. Just as there is no stopping point in the way a mind works, always connecting, expecting, evaluating, … [Read more...] about Painting as research into imagination
Why visit an Art Gallery? Right now, I'd like to visit an art gallery; but I can't, they're all closed, not a gallery in the world is open, we're in lockdown due to Covid-19. I can see an exhibition of art online. Sometimes, the work of … [Read more...] about Visit an Art Gallery & feel good.
Producing Art on the Isle of Wight works for me. My artwork is often inspired by being in nature. By the feedback I get from my body and the sense of place. From walking, swimming and my five senses in this area of outstanding natural … [Read more...] about An Artist on the Isle of Wight
Can I write about my Mum here? Aren’t I trying to be a serious artist? Isn’t my website about that. How boring, how would I exist and my pretensions pronounce themselves lalala without her. I want to say something about my mum and … [Read more...] about My Mum and Creativity
Blue Painting These photos are of the Blue Painting called So It's You. I made it in the hot summer of 2018. It was a record-breaking heatwave of summer. Sweltering by all accounts. I live on the Isle of Wight. Surrounded by the sea, … [Read more...] about Excited inside a Blue Painting