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An Obsession with Flowers

For part of my phd proposal, I want to look at rural locations and explore what this means in terms of fine art and domestic settings, particularly ones with an abuse of the power relationships, this is partly due to […]

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ALLOTMENT FOOD PARCELS

I have been making up allotment food parcels for friends and neighbours during this pandemic. I wrap them in newspaper with an elastic band, all recycled. A kind of bouquet. Today’s parcel included: spinach, chard, parsley, 2 kinds of sage, […]

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YELLOW

Yesterday I picked some elegant yellow tulips from the plot, at home I put them in a green vase. Today they are open showing their faces, so different. Wide and expansive, black centres pointing like small explosions. Yellow seems a […]

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HARVEST

the vegetables, herbs, fruit, flowers that come off my allotment this year plus attendant thoughts

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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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Hyacinth continued

Drawings in pen, charcoal, crayon, then the second-to-last one is acrylic on canvas and the last one is middle stage oil over the acrylic. After restarting oil I find I need to brush up on the technical skills of painting […]

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A Short History of Faux Flowers on Graves

The only imitation is to nothingness – and the mockery of being alive. Upon reading Emil Cioran’s ‘Directions for Decomposition’ from A Short History of Decay, I am reminded of a piece I planned to write on a number of […]

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Postcards

Staying out of the wind and carrying on with making a set of postcards for the Devonshire Collective postcard show. They are quite graphic, so a bit new for me, but I am beyond worrying about whether my work is […]

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Flower Power Works

The following are photos of paintings I have made using colour variations on an original image, thinking about the different seasons as I work.

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Meanderings

That quiet pathway that leads to home. The flowers that fall upon the ground. The lovely little café around the corner. The city is the place where dreams begin. The beach in the cold winter light, the ground wallpaper of […]

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Flowers

A series of different types of flowers.

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