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Open Studios

It has been a particularly busy month. Family arrived over from New Zealand, my sons had exams and in the middle of this I was involved in 2 consecutive weekends of Open Studios. This is my first Open Studios as […]

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It all takes time

I’ve been scratching my head trying to think what to write about this month. When I review the art I have been working on it all seems rather paltry, although I know I have been busy. This has led me […]

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Small objects

I am carrying on with my studio still-life studies. Originally I was going to take a no frills approach and keep it pure and simple. However as I look and as I work, I find it impossible to do so. […]

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Acetate Printing Experiment

I printed a page of A4 negatives which I had scanned into a computer and inverted to form positive images, onto acetate.  I realised that the combination of the inkjet printer and the shiny acetate meant it would not dry […]

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Metal Point Drawing Experiment

I wanted to explore making drawings using tarnish from metal objects.  Silverpoint drawings have a beautiful, delicate quality to them, and also cannot be erased in the same way pencil can.  I decided to experiment with making basic marks onto […]

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Playing Cards

I decided that I wanted to explore the destruction and appropriation of everyday objects and work within a series.  I decided to use playing cards because they are something which I didn’t feel too precious about destroying and I was […]

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Stitched Collages

After my research into using destruction as a method of creating art, I decided to play around with everyday materials.  I took so old magazines and altered these through ripping and building up layers and then stitching together as a […]

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Tearing up the Past- Collages with Found Materials

I took part in a collaborative project with other students called Tearing up the Past and this involved taking old coloured images primarily of religious artworks from art magazines and altering them to create a new image.  I experimented with […]

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Event Exhibition

ABC Art Trail

  • Archive
  • Venue:
    Various venues around Attenborough, Beeston, Chilwell
  • From:
    June 03, 2017
  • To:
    June 04, 2017
  • Location:
    East Midlands
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Mark Woods: A Return to Old Certainties

The Lubomirov Angus-Hughes Centre for Contemporary Curation is proud to announce a solo show by Mark Woods curated by Vanya Balogh following his participation at the 56th Venice Biennale and the Gerwerbemuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland. The centre is located in 26 […]

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Uninspired Workings

Uninspired workings I’m back to collecting rubbish. Strangely the streets are relatively rubbish free at the moment so I will have to give it time. The reason I am back to collecting local debris is because of what I am […]

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Fifty Ways to Leave Your Mother: Repositioning Loss.

Motherhood: All love begins and ends there. Robert Browning In the month between my mother’s death in November and her funeral in December, delayed because of a backed up, (their words) crematorium, I existed in a state of limbo and […]

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Untitled blog post from "The Cultural Tourist"

Little voices Sometimes there is a natural lull in one’s art work. Caught between a mixture of wanting to try new things completely, to wanting to use my tried and tested methods to communicate current concerns. Ideally I should both. […]

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