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One year anniversary (plus a month)

I’m writing this on the train. Life seems to have got so busy I haven’t written the blog for a while and its now  a year and a month since I started my artist’s residency in motherhood.  I haven’t really […]

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A total portrait with no omissions

For the past 10 days I’ve done little other than edit images, and by 6 o’clock last night I’d really reached saturation point! Poured myself a large glass of wine and went to sit in my back yard (it had […]

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Detour

In the long gap since my last blog post, the snap election and aftermath have been a distraction… and life has been a bit all over the place generally, especially as every single weekend has been spent away. Lots of family stuff […]

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2. Chasing Light – Sight

The theme of impermanence has always captivated me and it seemed only a matter of time before the subject of light would come into my practice as it did during my first trip to Iceland in 2014. The late autumn […]

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1. Chasing Light – Iceland 2016

Untouchable yet ever present, I find light to be one of the most exciting and enigmatic of subjects. I visited Iceland in July 2016 with the help of the AN travel bursary, to experience the length of the Arctic summer […]

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Drawing upon my world

I’m currently working on a drawing piece. It’s drawing in the wider sense in that it uses photographic images from the environment around us. These images are a mixture of man and nature creating marks, lines and movement in different […]

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Chromogenic Prints vs Pigment Prints

Personally, I find an aesthetic appeal on the C-Prints (Fujiflex or Kodak Endura Metallic photographic paper). They are very similar to the Cibachrome that I enjoyed when I started printing years ago from the film…

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Nosferatu

Thanks to John for being my guinea pig for a practice session in the studio. The idea was to use one light (a narrow soft box) from the side and use my Lensbaby for the tilt-shift effect. I wanted the […]

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Art as Transformer

Art as Transformer is an exploration into the relationships between painting and photography and the effects photography has upon the ways we interpret the world around us.  The increase of mobile digital photography over the last 17 years has given […]

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Chanel, C-type print mounted to polished aluminium 'snug' framed in American walnut, by Alexander James
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Is Romanticism Gone For Ever?

The artist Alexander James disagrees. He has been producing underwater photographs of flowers and people for the last three decades, always wrapped up in Romanticism: the melancholia of everything being temporary and already gone; the exquisite beauty; the fated end; […]

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The [r]evolution will be LOL

Since my previous post a couple of weeks ago, quite a few things have been happening. An application I submitted for a place on a peer review session was successful: co-hosted by James Lowther of Berwick Visual Arts and North East Photography Network‘s […]

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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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Contemplation

Over the last week and a bit I haven’t done much art. There’s plenty I could be getting on with and whilst I am feeling somewhat tired from my current radiotherapy treatment it’s more to do with the fact I’m […]

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Step One

The week before Easter I listened to a fascinating seven-part podcast called S-Town. I discovered it via this review in New Statesman – put the text aside after the first few paragraphs as there’s a spoiler alert, listened to the […]

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