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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 27

door#27 (mixed media on canvas board) Sunlight glitters on residual raindrops that rest on the leaves, lightly framing a door which wouldn’t otherwise have caught the eye. click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 26

door#26 (mixed media on canvas board) Sometimes our surroundings collect memories and features of those living with and passing by them. So much so they start to resemble something we weren’t expecting. What can you see peeking from the textures? […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 25

door#25 (mixed media on canvas board) Sometimes a personality becomes so used to melding with their surroundings they forget their own individual beauty. click here to shop

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Its all rubbish

It has been a few months since I have written a blog post. As expected my studies have been dominating leaving very little time for the creation of new art works. My brain has been firing on all cylinders though […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 24

door#24 (mixed media on canvas board) Quietly contemplative with sparks of inspiration and wisdom emanating softly – which the infinitely extrovert doorframe is promoting wildly! click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 23

door#23 (mixed media on canvas board) One of those doorways we may not ordinarily notice perhaps. It’s ceased to leap into the vision of the passer-by quite as obviously as others, but I wonder if it’s hiding a whole world […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 22

door#22 (mixed media on canvas board) There are different doors everywhere, existing in both the physical and emotional sense. Some are camouflaged by age or elements swishing over their surfaces, making their beauty harder to find. click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 20

Delicate petals don’t seem so delicate when those blossoms are shed in whole tree-loads as winds whip through. Thorough in their execution, those brisk breezes heap great mounds of light and deep pink petals wherever they fancy, regardless of whose […]

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Review: Joy Labinjo at Baltic by Joanna Byrne

Following the second workshop in the programme, led by frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, three of the participants chose to write about British-Nigerian painter Joy Labinjo’s exhibition at Baltic, ‘Our histories cling to us’, her first major solo show. Here’s […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 18

So you know when you’re a mermaid and having an exploratory swish whilst swimming amongst all things at the bottom of the sea? Supposing that really enthusiastic swish clears a doorway which hasn’t been opened for centuries and you can […]

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Review: Animalesque at Baltic by Rachel Marsh

The third 600-word review stemming from our workshop at Baltic is by Rachel Marsh, the only writer to choose the group show ‘Animalesque – Art Across Species and Beings’. Review #3: Animalesque at Baltic Finding the line between human and […]

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Review: Joy Labinjo at Baltic by Valerie Zwart

Following a fantastic second workshop by frieze deputy editor Amy Sherlock, which focused on reviewing, each of the eight writers on the a-n Writer Development Programme 2019-20 was tasked with writing a 600-word review of one of the exhibitions at […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 17

door#17 (mixed media on canvas board) Woodland nooks spring to mind in my post-painting reflections. Ever the mind for fanciful imaginings: I wonder just how many homes abound amongst the leaves and trunks? Click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 16

It’s lovely to paint with bright bold colours on a winters day with Storm Dennis whirling around the bay. This makes me think of another sunnier realm where the hues aren’t muted and life seems clear. door#16 (mixed media on […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 15

door#15 (mixed media on canvas board) Do you think there are doors underwater too? Secret only to those who are land-based, but watery streets and residential clusters on the sea bed. Click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 14

door#14 (mixed media on canvas board) Doors often harbour many story remnants, especially if they bear signs of layers of paint or marks on wood. Think how many snippets the doors you encounter would hear, see or sense just in […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 13

door#13 (mixed media on canvas board) I always imagined a sweet shop having a pink sweet-coloured door, the sugary treats oozing out of the pores of the building. Fruit salads and lemon bonbons are calling to me from beautifully lined-up […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 12

door#12 (mixed media on canvas board) The world of doors within doors – looks cosy inside doesn’t it? Glimpses of these layers of doors always captures my imagination, what lies within? And is the reality as lovely as it looks? […]

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 10

door#10 (mixed media on canvas board) So many layers and shades coming through each other, all hoping to be seen. The subtle shades combined bring a quiet energy of their own. Click here to shop :)

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 9

door#9 (mixed media on canvas board) How does the red speak to you? Is your reaction to baulk and turn away or do you feel invited in? Click here to shop

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30 Paintings in 30 Days, Day 8

door#8 (mixed media on canvas board) Thought this painting would never come together today. It’s never a comfortable experience, especially when trying something new, but it stayed in that messy disjointed stage for just that bit too long. Click HERE […]

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