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Cultural imprint?

Playing around with stencilling onto Chinese-design wrapping paper. These are quite small experiments – approx. A5 and A4 size; thinking about culture as a kind of imprint.

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“A Title Stolen From Another Painting”

“A Title Stolen From Another Painting” is more lyrical than my usual style, yet it has its origins in some black and white minimalist collages I did before I started this project. I wanted to make something less stark but […]

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After Meeting At Michael’s It Was Mayhem

I said I may not be able to post while I’m away but I thought it would be good to make an effort so here is After Meeting At Michael’s It Was Mayhem, number 25 of 50 Collages Before Christmas. […]

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“Lao’s Time”

Apart from two pieces cut from a catalogue, the materials of this are my drawing and painting on to various materials – either recycling other work that didn’t work or made especially for collage. The title for 22/50 Collages Before […]

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“Making Up For Lost Time”

Another direction and style for number 21, Making Up For Lost Time, using mostly my photography plus a bit of created acrylic texture complimented by found graphic material. Yes the bees are mine too!

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“Two Blacks Don’t Make A White”

The title of this piece, “Two Blacks Don’t Make A White”, apart from it’s playful aspect, is purely descriptive. It is not so noticable in this reproduction, but the upper and lower forms are subtly different blacks. The upper shape […]

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“Beginner’s Mind”

Here’s what happens when the first idea doesn’t work. In most cases when I start a piece of work I have a pretty good idea of what I want to achieve and how the finished piece will look. Sure there […]

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Progress of studio work

As you can see from a previous post I started this particular piece of work like the others, and doing the same movements over and over again become boring and repetitive. So with that in mind I decided to change […]

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New space

I’m lucky to have gained a new studio  space for the final year of my MA at Suffolk University. Went in today on a non-contact day and bumped into two friends who were with me on the BA course and […]

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Childs dress,Painting and embroidery

This work was inspired by a vintage child’s dress belonging to my daughter which reminds me of dresses I had when I was a child.I have been working on this piece for quite some time as most of the work […]

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Another painting ‘imperfection ‘

I like to record my paintings as they are made.This work is part of a body of work which goes with the other acrylic on canvas I have featured on this blog titled ‘little fat dress’This painting of a dress […]

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Ghada Amer

Ghada Amer(b1963) Ghada Amer was born in Cairo Egypt and moved to France as a child and them went to live and work in the USA. I have looked a lot at Ghada Amer in the past as I can […]

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Me-vs-Me Self Portrait
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‘Me vs Me’ Self Portrait Painting

With this self-portrait I aimed to paint a contemporary piece that would show masculinity whilst also displaying what I enjoy doing most, painting. The idea was to paint the portrait as if I was looking back at myself concentrating on […]

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What are you looking at
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‘What are you looking at?’ Painting

This was a painting I created using acrylic paint, black Indian ink and fine liner pen, I watered down the acrylic and ink to achieve a ‘watercolour’ wash of effects and wanted the colours to blend into each other. I […]

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Seperation
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‘Seperation’ Painting

In this piece, I painted a symbolic representation of David Bowie’s song ‘Life on Mars?’ released in 1971. The line ‘Now she walks through her sunken dream’ conjured images of a surreal, blurred reality and the young girl with ‘mousy […]

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It’s a Dog’s Life – rich or poor

Selection of paintings at the Galleon Grill Blackpool September 2015. James Loy displays some of his work on how he explains the differences between the rich and the poor in society, using the dog as symbol. His style changes from representation to abstract and is ongoing.

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