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Take me to the moon

Take me to the moon I recently went on a day trip to Margate specifically to go and see before it finished the Katie Paterson and JMW Turner ‘A place that exists only in moonlight’ exhibition at the Turner Contemporary. […]

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Chartered Engineer

In my view, some form of engineering lies behind almost all works of art, even if it’s just the question of the best way to hang objects in a gallery. One of my favourite books is “Engineers of the Imagination” […]

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Layers of meaning

Layers of meaning The art I normally make consists of layers of photography, drawing and paint. Sometimes the photographs are digitally altered using Photoshop, sometimes they are not. Sometimes these photographs are printed or transferred to a surface whole and […]

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Red Indians, Red Coats, Romans and Mountain Bikers.

I have been watching Fred while we have been walking together. He has been made very differently from me, and his interpretation of his world is very different from mine and it is hard to understand his behaviours. We project […]

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Exploring and finding

Having vowed to search and explore, as a result of my ‘Best Year Yet’ session over the mid winter break, a visit to the Medieval quay in Newlyn was inevitable. A favourite haunt of mine, the stony beach there throws […]

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My Fine Art Introduction…

Alright? I’m a Fine Art student at the University of Suffolk (previously University Campus Suffolk), and I’m now in my final year (my third year). How things goes so quick… For my first blog here, I’m going to be introducing my studies throughout my times at university.

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Why bother?

Why this, why bother? I remember during a tutorial at art college a while back, a ‘pure painter’ tutor uttering those rather cruel and devastating words…’why bother?’. I decided to take this as a deliberate and provocative stance to test […]

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Patterns and infinite circles

My 2 latest paintings have been exploring similar themes but in very different ways. ‘Discretion’ plays with the patterns I found in scrunched up newspaper which I juxtaposed with the close up detail of a lace fan. It is complicated […]

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Shreds of Paper

This latest work has grown out of my art that has essentially gone wrong. When tidying up my studio I came across a few medium sized blank canvases. In an ‘experimental, waste not, want not’ kind of mood, I spray […]

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