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Stiwdio Maelor residency progress

This last week at Stiwdio Maelor will from a basis of collecting further surface castings in Corris; these will form a series of development and research for a new body of work. Since beginning this residency my work has developed […]

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Corris (floor work development)

The works during this residency have developed into a ‘series’ based on Corris and has therefore become a site-specific development of a new body of work. I’ve began to investigate spatial relationships between the organic and industry; using casting processes […]

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Joseph Beuys Inspiration

After a recent visit to Berlin, I had the opportunity to see works by Joseph Beuys Das Kapital Raum 1970 – 1977 at the Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum fur Gegenwart including his film and performance works as video documentation and […]

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Chalk, salt, stone,

Cuckmere Haven shows water drawing through the landscape. Elegant curves and meandering lines take the shortest possible route. It helps me reconsider my own meanderings and wanderings, wonderings and shifts in thought. Water takes the path of least resistance. At […]

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Water drawings – Cave

For the last few days I’ve been drawn out into the August autumn that has shrouded the south coast, searching for mist. The view through the window suggests mist, yet when I reach the sea it is gone. A chill […]

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Light

The sun comes out behind me in the water and I am reminded of my fascination with the light in the shallows. I remember paddling on an island beach near Greece many years ago. The shimmering glittering shapes that slipped […]

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Disrupting surface

Immersion. An illicit immersion in a pool I am not supposed to be in. I am struck by fear, of getting caught, of the deep end. It is entirely irrational but the best ones always are. I spend some time […]

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Catching a wave

I spent a week in the studio at the De La Warr pavilion about 18 months ago. A whole 7 days. It was to be a heavenly chance to explore my return to Bexhill on Sea after a year of […]

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Ecouter

Listening. A conversation. Residency365 is a collaborative partnership with Nicole Zaaroura. Our work took us to France last year, a commission for the gallery Espace36 and the Notre Dame cathedral, St Omer. With a brief of connecting with landscape, place […]

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Above and below the surface

I’ve been in touch with Pells Pool writer in residence, Tanya Shadrick, for over a year now. Since almost the start of her project we’ve been excited by each others work, noticing similarities in process and interests. I didn’t get to meet […]

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Lines in the sand

I’m still watching the sea, waiting for the tide to turn and retreat from the beach so I can watch the beach. Noticing how it effects it’s immediate environment, the activity as it changes, I go out looking for drawings. Lines […]

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Under water drawings III

Drawings made at the end of a series of dives collecting data on biodiversity, counting indicator species in the Bay of Roses, Spain. On the back of my slate I began to experiment with, what I thought, was a better […]

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Watching stones

A morning walk. Three men looking for lugworms and me. It’s low tide but turning. On it’s way out stones were dragged across the sand, the sea taking what it could. Springs further up the shingle erupt and run down to meet […]

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Under water drawings (II)

Drawings of life along a rock face. 20m depth, air getting low, waiting for Max and Sarah to complete their transect lines. Counting urchins, spotting sea squirts, finding new familiarity under water, recognising markers. I’ve been here before. There are […]

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Daily Express.

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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Sustainable Printmaking at home and abroad

Recording a foray into experiments with alternative plant-based materials for screen printing and DIY studio set-ups, whilst seeking inspiration from ancient civilisations and our contemporary Mexican printmaking counterparts.

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Work in Progress - abstracted painting of water and rocks on beach on Kintyre
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My struggle with ‘painting’

The concept of painting is one that has always eluded me, I’ve tried to make it work without much success over the years. Ask me to paint something and my mind goes blank. I don’t draw things! I’m now starting on a journey to tackle this ‘demon’

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Brand new memories!

So after deciding to live firmly in the moment, I’m experimenting with a short video I took in Paris when my lovely grand-daughter suddenly flew into action in the middle of  the Pompidou Centre in Paris. She’s a very talented […]

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Untitled blog post from "Degree Project"

At the moment my work is still heading in the same place, I am trying to figure out were my voice is through my artwork. I have had many different tutorials with my lecturers and the conversations come down to […]

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New Year, Same Ideas

Last semester I had a good idea of what I wanted to do for my degree project, but know because I have not done any art over the Christmas period I am starting to second guess my thoughts and ideas. […]

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Untitled blog post from "Degree Project"

While looking at the artist Sol LeWitt I was attracted to the block colours that he used, to create pattern and shape. With this artist in my mind I decided to use the  blocking of colours to create this composition, […]

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Talking studios over lunch

On Tuesday I met Klas for lunch to discuss a possible studio that he has found. We met at the vegetarian, organic, local produce cafe here in town – I was surprised and pleased to meet some people from the […]

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Untitled blog post from "Degree Project"

I decided to change the size of my canvas for the piece of work, my thinking behind this is that if the viewers get close enough to the canvas that is all they will be able to see. Working on […]

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