Sometimes when fragments are drawn together, a kind of transformation takes place. The simple placement of things side by side and interweaved with each other creates a dynamic and centrifugal energy and out of this new possibilities can arise. Nature […]
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I guess there was a certain amount of beginner’s luck with my first ever cyanotype made from a quick and rough drawing on acetate last week. The fact that it was raining and there wasn’t much sun was maybe a […]
Staying out of the wind and carrying on with making a set of postcards for the Devonshire Collective postcard show. They are quite graphic, so a bit new for me, but I am beyond worrying about whether my work is […]
I had a great but tiring day at Canterbury Cathedral last Monday (25 April)* The talk gave a good general background to plants at the Cathedral and beyond and I was so pleased to see the historical global connections for […]
Back in the spring of 2015 I had the notion of ‘bathe in ignorance’ on my mind and it was something I had to respond to – I wondered how I might Bathe in my own ignorance? Naturally (for me) […]
Sometimes, (in fact very often), it is not the large and spectacular that grabs my attention but the small and insignificant. I had been suffering from a particularly nasty virus for over 6 weeks and as a consequence there was […]
Progress into a hybrid botanical paper jungle at Hull School of Art and Design.
plural noun: botanicals
a substance obtained from a plant and used typically in medicinal or cosmetic products.