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Listening

The way I paint involves a ‘listening’ – a paying attention to the surface texture through touch and vision and being aware of my own reaction.   Noticing what is thriving now in our immediate world – both plants and […]

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Keeping up the momentum

With Greg really busy working on a commission, we decided to keep the momentum going on the project by extending the invitation to draw to other artists; so today (18 June 2019) I went out drawing with artist, Joanna Jones. […]

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Lynne Forrester, Artist: Journal – Trying Something New

New Beginnings (Mixed Media Painting, 9″x12″) Finding the original inspiration (a beautiful mosaic archway from a gorgeous Persian cookbook), getting the patterns in the hues I wanted, ripping paper piles so the edges were raggedy. After all the collage preparation, layering […]

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Odds and ends

Two little exercises at home using up leftover paint. The oil painting classes at ESOP are just what I was hoping for, with emphasis on the basics but not atelier-style, it’s a more contemporary approach. New ideas come flooding in […]

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Now Showing #294: The week’s top exhibitions

A selection of recommended shows, including: Emii Alrai’s diorama-inspired installation at Two Queens, Leicester; Michael Fullerton’s new paintings at Koppe Astner, Glasgow; and Instagram-infused video installation with Rhona Foster and Meg Jenkins at Embassy, Edinburgh.

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Now Showing #293: The week’s top exhibitions

A selection of recommended shows, including: Rhona Mühlebach testing parameters of video installation at Intermedia, CCA Glasgow; Zoë Power’s bold printmaking at That Art Gallery, Bristol; parasitical perspectives with Rod Dillon and Jen Southern at University of Dundee’s LifeSpace.

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Hyacinth continued 2

So I have the Hyacinth painting in the living room, propped up so I can see it easily from my chair. I’m wondering what to do with the blue background. The overall plan is to add the running dog pattern […]

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