Painting & Drawing
January 1, 2018
One of the best pieces of advice I read about creating artwork, is to look at the work of others but as soon as you start feeling yourself getting jealous or comparing yourself to them, stop looking. It really is one of the best things to remember.
Today, in the headlig...
July 11, 2017
A week out of the day job on the Falmouth School of Art Summer Intensive in observational drawing. Time and money well spent.
Collage was an unexpected, but very welcome and (once I thought about it) perfect outcome to my way of working, as I tend to struggle to bring...
March 21, 2017
I've managed 3 blog posts in a year. HAH. So let's quietly restart this. No ceremony, no fanfare....just......start again.
3 things that have happened:
1) First Christmas in our new house (very cosy)
2) I have started a ceramics evening course, and have just signed up to...
September 23, 2016
I've had a week off work and while I've not achieved half what I want to, I did intend on drawing something from life. I'm out of practice, which is why I wanted to start doing it again.
Yep, you read that right. 'Start doing it again'. As if I am going to do more.
September 21, 2016
Hey, you know that time 4 months ago when I said I'd started writing my blog again? Yeah, I lied.
I moved house. WE moved house. We bought a little place in Cornwall. A place we are still unpacking, truth be told. We've been here almost 3 months now and that picture the...
May 16, 2016
Left - The Lost Pelican in Cornwall (ink, pencil 2016)
This is a restart of my blog.
Since setting up this website I've let it quietly sit here while I work out what I make and what I want to say. I am only slightly closer to knowing either, but through the combination...
No applause please
Nothing if not optimistic
An Intensive Week