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Enchant me

After what has felt a very long time I am back at Central Saint Martins to do the second part of my MRES Art: Theory and Philosophy course. This academic year is all about the final project – a 15000 […]

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Waiting at East Putney station

When we view things it is never a flat scene in front of us. We take for granted the layers of structures, nature and people, interweaving one behind the other, a constant change of positioning and shifting going on all […]

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Energy

Sometimes when fragments are drawn together, a kind of transformation takes place. The simple placement of things side by side and interweaved with each other creates a dynamic and centrifugal energy and out of this new possibilities can arise. Nature […]

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Offerings

It is lovely being back in the studio now that my studies have finished for the academic year. Then again, my research continues on, both in my practice and reading. During my lock-down walks I had been taking photographs of […]

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Altered postcards

One of the things I’ve been doing during lockdown is reworking old pieces and using material I already have. Hence some altered postcards – posting a few here. More on my website which has never been so up to date.

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The Fragment

It has been a very long time since I’ve posted a blog on account of the Masters of Research degree I have been doing at UAL Central Saint Martins. Who would have thought all that has happened has happened and […]

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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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