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Small objects

I am carrying on with my studio still-life studies. Originally I was going to take a no frills approach and keep it pure and simple. However as I look and as I work, I find it impossible to do so. […]

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A Q&A with… Rachel Howard, abstract painter reflecting an unstable world

Rachel Howard’s paintings reference an unstable and violent world, drawing on political events and the devastation of war. With two current London exhibitions at Blain Southern and Newport Street Gallery, Fisun Güner talks to the artist about what inspires her work and how her early experience painting spots for Damien Hirst influenced her approach.

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Studio still life

My latest series of work is focusing on interiors and objects – specifically my studio and my home. So far I have been looking at my studio but to be honest, I’m not really sure what I’m doing. I’ve been […]

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Work in Progress - abstracted painting of water and rocks on beach on Kintyre
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My struggle with ‘painting’

The concept of painting is one that has always eluded me, I’ve tried to make it work without much success over the years. Ask me to paint something and my mind goes blank. I don’t draw things! I’m now starting on a journey to tackle this ‘demon’

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Infinite Potential

These works comprise Phase 1 of a series: Infinite Potential. The influence for this series is architecture at Essex University. The project is an exercise in abstraction from the built environment and its surrounding landscape. The images above demonstrate how […]

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settling in

as much as i like the first few days of a new year, i’m also quite uncomfortable.  for a start i have this new blog and i’m struggling to remember it’s title. i’m struggling because for the first time in […]

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Abstraction, Interpretation, Distraction,

Using the colourful drawing inks to create abstract paintings via droplets and pools of water I’ve managed to create macro worlds of colour, shape and pattern. The images represent the indexical trace of the ink in the water droplet and, […]

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Stepping Back to Look Forward

  AUDIOBLOG – Please click here Yesterday was a difficult day. I had cleared and cleaned the studio and my desk. The space in front of me was emptied of all that wasn’t directly related to current thoughts… Basically two […]

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Laurel Berry

Artist and and co-organiser of The Immediacy of Paint; The Role of Painting in the Digital Age.

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where is the edge

i wonder if the edge might be a dynamic thing so it’s whereabouts is known yet remains undefined.   as soon as i woke this morning i could tell i was better rested than yesterday.  i sit more comfortably with […]

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a short term focus

making my own opportunity: “the twitter exhibition gives me a short term focus” @andrewsugars http://t.co/aIwpcAPEYk — a-n Blogs (@an_artblogs) November 6, 2014   when this tweet was published it appeared to me that short term meant until the day that […]

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making my own opportunity

on facebook this morning i made this announcement:     “next tuesday 16:08 i will make a 15 minute exhibition of new works on twitter.   the works are the results of my recent consideration of abstraction, following the recent […]

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