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Speed up, slow down

My mind will probably go faster but the making of art is likely to slow down. This is my expectation as I prepare to start my Masters of Research in Art: Theory and Philosophy at Central Saint Martins. My first […]

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Out of context

I’m about to start a new body of work. This is always an exciting time as I anticipate the journey ahead and what surprises it might bring. I’m currently preparing my surfaces – stretching, sealing and priming a number of […]

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Odds and ends

Two little exercises at home using up leftover paint. The oil painting classes at ESOP are just what I was hoping for, with emphasis on the basics but not atelier-style, it’s a more contemporary approach. New ideas come flooding in […]

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Playing the field

Following on from my large paper collages combined with paint, I have moved on for a bit to working on small archival pieces of paper. I was given a small bundle of these a few years ago when I did […]

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Layers of meaning

Layers of meaning The art I normally make consists of layers of photography, drawing and paint. Sometimes the photographs are digitally altered using Photoshop, sometimes they are not. Sometimes these photographs are printed or transferred to a surface whole and […]

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Constructs

Traces and residue, layers of surface and non-surface, light and shadow, matt and shine. Suggestions of rooms within rooms, windows and doors delineated by a single line. Gestural, flippant even, in its approximation. An interior, a construct? Are we out […]

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New Series?

This image resulted from a failed painting which I obliterated with the paint left in the palette. It suggested an image of found objects which I had sketched on Walton beach a while ago, after a period of stormy weather. […]

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June!

Hello Fans, so what’s new? Well with me, a shiny revamped website. I decided to go with images from the Spode works in an attempt to ‘build’ the atmosphere of my working environment. You may recognize some of the images […]

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Chance into Abstraction

A stimulating few days spent at Porthmeor Studios in St Ives exploring ‘chance into abstraction’ Out of the comfort zone and free to take a chance approach to composition and use of colour (for me) was liberating to say the […]

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