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Is a sketchbook essential? I always thought not…

Sketching and drawing has always been a bit of a challenge for me, I’ve never quite felt liberated enough to just draw for the sake of drawing, and like other creatives I know I’ve never really used drawing to flesh […]

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Drawing upon my world

I’m currently working on a drawing piece. It’s drawing in the wider sense in that it uses photographic images from the environment around us. These images are a mixture of man and nature creating marks, lines and movement in different […]

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Parks

I find myself in the parks this week; absorbing, looking. Park Montsouris, opposite the apartment where I am staying in the south of Paris, was built by Napoleon III and Baron Haussman and opened in 1869, it was designed in […]

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Vehicle

27/5/17 I took a bus ride to the Centre Culturel Suisse, in the Marais district, to see Silvia Bächli and Eric Hattan’s installation Situer la différence. I first encountered Bächli and Hattan, at their show at MK Gallery in 2013 […]

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Poppies, bees, the pond and another charcoal drawing

I remembered my charcoal this time and did a two-hour drawing in the shade by the pond. The drawing got darker as I went on; it was impossible not to reflect on politics and the Manchester bombing. Bright sunlight but dark day. […]

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“They looked like silver birds…”

Here is a drawing I worked on in 2011-2012.  It will be on show, for just a few hours in a Church in Folkestone on Thursday afternoon. Thursday will be the 100th anniversary of ‘The Great Folkestone Air Raid’ of […]

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Event Exhibition

ABC Art Trail

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  • Venue:
    Various venues around Attenborough, Beeston, Chilwell
  • From:
    June 03, 2017
  • To:
    June 04, 2017
  • Location:
    East Midlands
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Bees

Having been away last week in Suffolk on the North Sea coast where I braved the cold wind with husband and dog, I was keen to get some drawing done today and was determined to stay long enough to do two charcoal […]

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Victorian actress of melodrama at the Elephant and Castle Theatre.
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The Melodramatic Elephant in the Haunted Castle

Arts Council England funded project about the melodramatic history of the Coronet Theatre in the Elephant and Castle, London. It is closing after 145 years of theatre, film, music and clubbing events.

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Stress and strain

Over the last year or so my practice has evolved more deeply than I thought it would in this time span, my resolve has become granite like and the passion for my work has exploded beyond almost manageable proportions.  I […]

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Light bulbs

The course I am attending at the Royal Drawing School in London is inspiring me each week with light-bulb moments.  We were asked to draw with our left hand without looking at the paper and without taking the charcoal off […]

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drawing machines

i’m supporting a poorly back today by cleaning cupboards and catching up on housework in the kitchen. an at home day.  my view through the window fills me with great joy.  a monochromatic blue sky backs a splendidly fluid vibrant […]

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