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Its all rubbish

It has been a few months since I have written a blog post. As expected my studies have been dominating leaving very little time for the creation of new art works. My brain has been firing on all cylinders though […]

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Jenny Stevenson

I first met Jenny at the Sheffield Artist Book Fair last autumn and was immediately smitten by her and her books. Despite their diverse subjects, they share a common aesthetic: many have a concertina as the basic element, lending flexibility […]

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Getting going

The online exhibition of selected black and white drawings from my Beachtime Stories series, curated by Sue Crellin-McCarthy is now live. If you missed the exhibition at The Margate School’s Line gallery, here is a chance to see some of the drawings. The complete series […]

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Working small

These days I mainly work small: restrictions of having to work in a chemo chair; working at home when the weather is miserable and I don’t want to risk catching a cold… But as well as these practical reasons working […]

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Sometimes

Sometimes when I’m working a title suggests itself part way through. They are usually the better ones. When it’s hard to find the right title, that’s not so good. Today I got some names and email addresses into the computer […]

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Untitled blog post from "The Cultural Tourist"

It’s less of a blog today and more of a collection of thoughts in relation to some of my recent works. Bursts of colour, bright scattered patterns, abstract shapes, the collision of photography, collage and paint. This connects to that, […]

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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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Adam Wynn

It was good catching up with collage Adam Wynn today discussing the start of the third year of our monthly zine ” Triple One Five ” Discussions about including work from other artists in future issues similar to the collages […]

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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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Tuesday + Wednesday

Tues 21 May It’s hot already so I make an early start and head out east towards the cemetery (an old family habit). It is huge, scruffy and busy. Shoulder high wildflowers sprawl across the site, littering the paths, choking […]

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Sunday + Monday

Sun. 19 May Start the day with breakfast in the garden and S, who runs the hostel brings us warm cheesy dough pastries straight from the bakery, greasy and salty they are ballast for the day ahead. His lovely wife […]

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Take me to the moon

Take me to the moon I recently went on a day trip to Margate specifically to go and see before it finished the Katie Paterson and JMW Turner ‘A place that exists only in moonlight’ exhibition at the Turner Contemporary. […]

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The Unexpected

  It’s been a busy month and I’ve struggled to get to my studio. Thankfully this week, it’s getting back to normal. The good news is that I had something to be getting on with straightway so it was right […]

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Re-working old work

I have been going through some of my mono prints and realise that they are not quite enough on their own, so I have been working over them, which I also realise is what a lot of printmakers do… While […]

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