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A letter to Harold Speed

Dear Harold, In early 2018 I took the decision to begin painting with oils. I had spent the previous five years painting with acrylics: I’m not saying for a second that I think I had mastered the medium, far from […]

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The Sadd Artist episode 4

The latest episode of the Sadd Artist just dropped. Here I talk to Designer Mike Holdcroft about a collaborative painting we worked on. Hopefully this will provide some insight into the benefits of working with other creatives…enjoy!

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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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‘Arp: The Poetry of Forms’

To my right as I enter the exhibition is a large dark brown-coloured rectangular object fixed to the wall. My eye is drawn to white bow-tie shapes that float-hover-drift on a grey surface, offshore of a nasal-peninsula-chef’s head emerging from […]

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Platform – Autumn and the next chapter

I wish I could really enjoy this moment; to be able to have space in my head for absorbing all I know I learnt from this project. But right now my mind is somewhere else… Platform-Autumn is finally edited and […]

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Copenhagen Contemporary

I thoroughly enjoyed my trip this morning to Copenhagen Contemporary, which opened its doors in August last year. To get there I went over the Inderhavnsbro, a new cycle and pedestrian bridge linking Nyhavn and Christianshavn; an experience in itself, […]

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Platform – Summer: too easy?!

I like the look I’ve achieved with the Platform – Summer, not sure about the editing though but very happy with the colours and texture the digital pinhole has created. I think the longer version is definitely more interesting than […]

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Platform – Spring: the final cut

As I mentioned on my previous entry: … Platform-Spring has been a hard making process so far. I’m blending the images frame by frame and am allowing my daily insights to take over. The problem is that these insights change […]

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