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Untitled blog post from "The Cultural Tourist"

It’s less of a blog today and more of a collection of thoughts in relation to some of my recent works. Bursts of colour, bright scattered patterns, abstract shapes, the collision of photography, collage and paint. This connects to that, […]

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Staying in

Wet and windy outside so staying in and working in pen and acrylic markers, using roughly printed shapes on Chinese calligraphy paper with some of the ready-made lines picked out  and then an all-over drawing of leaf shapes in white […]

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Miami Beach Seaside Moderne & MDPL Art Deco Museum

As I mentioned previously I visited Miami last year to undertake research into seaside moderne architecture on Miami Beach built during the 1930s. There are several hundred buildings constructed in this style between the early 1930s and 1940s within Miami […]

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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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A daily-ish blog of spontaneous, graphic effusions of unrestrained mark-making, plus one descriptive word. This will be accompanied by an occasional technique log.

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Degree show plan

My degree show will be feature in the dark space under complete darkness to show the fairy-lights and under UV making the dots and nails glow out of the darkness. I chose to include Kurt (Hawk) to be the first […]

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Soldiers holes

This really didn’t go as well as I was hoping though the meaning and it really shows the point behind the image of a soldiers kit and the many holes that I drilled into the wood displaying the scars and […]

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Death with Wings

I really love this piece because unlike the Day of the Dead piece I made the holes more bigger and that it a lot easier when it came to attach the lights and taking clear photos. I love that the […]

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Chances, decisions and possibilities

Chances, Decisions and Possibilities As I continue on with my treatment for breast cancer, I can’t help but think about how things happen and why. Also how it is approached and presented to you by the medical profession. At the […]

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Helicopter (Appalachia)

After seeing how well the elephant string went I decided that I wanted to put a black, solid background with a couple of colourful swirls imprinted in it to make the background pop and bold, I then chose to divide […]

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Skull within Colour

The coloured background really made the piece vibrant and decorative similar to that of Chris Ofili, the colours weren’t overpowering and blended well together but it made it difficult to see the image in which the holes had made and […]

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Chris Ofili

Afrodizzia (2nd version) is a painting made of acrylic, oil, resin, paper collage, glitter, map pins and elephant dung on canvas. It is almost the same to Homage, part from the fact it has a collage element to it showing […]

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Ipswich Museum

The sketches done at Ipswich Museum lend to be linked in with one piece of my work in the form of the mandala lion piece called Lionel, not only is the image taken from a tattoo but the idea of […]

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Christchurch Manison

Visiting Christchurch Mansion and Ipswich Museum I was inspired to look at just simple but exciting objects that could inspire me to create ideas for my much larger pieces, using these images as a starting point and maybe looking at […]

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Readiness

Readiness Where do I start? It appears that my art musings are somewhat patchy yet again. However I do feel that there  is a connection and a convergence in a way which I will try to explain. I was recently […]

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Day Of the Dead

Working on this piece was quite difficult and also a really fun experience and those little dots really gave the piece character and emotion. It wasn’t easy when it came to take photos because the dots were so tiny but […]

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Lionel (mandala lion)

Chris Ofili goes on to say ““Often in the end a finished painting would be constructed from lots of other paintings underneath, I tried to think of a way of working where all of those layers could coexist without cancelling […]

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Holes within the body

Perry goes on to say “A narrow pilgrimage trail across the infinite plain of the world” (Perry, 2005, pg252) that even though the journey is long, tough and hard the progress of learning new skills and experience can help you […]

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Untitled blog post from "The Cultural Tourist"

The following works are currently at the digital montage stage. As yet I have not decided whether I will let them remain like this or introduce mixed media to the proceedings. These images began from photographs of some of my […]

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Untitled blog post from "Restart"

Drawing breath I am thinking about drawing and trying to write about it. The task turned out to be far from simple. I have been surprised how little I know and can explain, how much more I know tacitly than […]

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Still life from Ladakh 2
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Richard Winkworth

I started using encaustics because I was looking for a way to trap marks beneath thick translucent layers of paint, without having to rely on the largely plastic and unnatural qualities of acrylic.

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White geometric structure cushion
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Lauren Moriarty

The investigation of repeat pattern forms the basis of my work which fits somewhere between experimental textiles and product design.

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