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Exhibition time

As is usual these days my time has been incredibly stretched by pretty much every element of my life.  My day job has been ridiculous and home life (happily) more demanding than ever – throw into the mix feverish activity […]

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i am

out of the window this morning i see a flat monochrome sky. in front of it a flat green tree and flat brown bricked buildings. my cup of tea is empty and the puppy is pressed against my right leg. […]

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'Murmuration', July 2016, Performance for Film
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AirBridge: Staring down the Beast

This blog entry reflects on the relationships between walking, thinking and looking in the early stages of my artist residency at Tower Bridge and the resulting impact upon my drawing practice.

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RSA William Littlejohn Award

Monetary award to research, develop and produce a new body of work in a water-based medium

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Time to draw

I decided to go to the garden later in the day and although my decision had nothing to do with the weather as going later was already part of the plan, it turned out to be very fortuitous as the sun […]

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Drawing in progress

To draw is to take time to pay attention to the presence of something.  This drawing is one of a series of metalpoint drawings based on photo booth portraits. My artworks tend to focus on themes to do with memory […]

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#2: Travels of Sketches

During my last summer break (2016), I have been travelling around Suffolk, visiting to places, taken pictures, and after having thoughts about what I should do in my next project, I have decide to recreate scenes by drawing them out, […]

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Margate Landlady

‘Margate Landlady’ Work-in-progress.  One of a number of silverpoint drawings based on people in an old photograph from Margate. Note: any similarity to any B&B owners currently living in Margate or Cliftonville is purely coincidental.

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Ink and Paper: video

Last year I was given a gopro for my birthday, ostensibly to attach to the dog’s harness but so far I’ve used it in my own video projects. Most recently an ink drawing on Chinese paper filmed with the gopro attached to my […]

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Voyeurism, or not looking.

  Generally speaking I have not been tempted to sit and spy upon people from my vantage point on the rock: there are, quite frankly, more interesting things to look at.  (I make an exception for the men spraying marks […]

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Study 2

This is another study of an eye focusing more on expression and detail compared to my other one. In total this took me 4 hours to draw and I’m pleased with the outcome of it. I did copy the image […]

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Study 1

This was one of the first eye sketch studies I did using pencil into sketchbook. I got the idea and copied the idea from the internet because I felt the internet was convenient at the time. I am rather pleased […]

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Wimping out.

Today is only the second time I have given up on a walk (if you don’t count the decision not to go to the end of the Ness of Burgi).  There have been several days when I have decided to […]

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Travelogue

Today’s walk: a gentle 8.3 mile ramble (according to Mapometer.com) taking in the coastal access path, the village shop in Toab, the airport runway – twice – and (almost) the Ness of Burgi.  In other words, a walk around the […]

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A day off (sort of).

I have an amateur’s interest in textiles, and do a bit of weaving and handspinning, so I thought I would make contact with the Shetland Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers while I’m here.  Not only did they invite me […]

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Signage. A digression

Although Sumburgh Head might be considered remote, in the sense that it takes a long time to get here from mainland Britain, it most definitely is not isolated.  I see more people here during the day than I see in […]

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