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catching up

having persuaded the dog to let me type i turn my thoughts to creating this post in which i catch up with the last few weeks.  i glance over to the dog who has taken up her spot in the […]

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practice practice and practice

feeling better about my practice, i take to my keyboard to further practice writing about it.  steady progression within the non linear film commission makes me feel good about that part of my practice. i pause to stare out of […]

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inside the cave

the laptop screen sits brightly on my lap, the window providing some light from the mono grey day outside.  the puppy has a been playing with a newly found improvised toy and later tomorrow the ipswich speedway team will work […]

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AiR Journey #2 – Begin with the End in Mind

      I set out with good intentions to write regular posts throughout this project and find I am lacking in this regard. I can make excuses such as juggling 4 school runs a day, then school holidays, 3 […]

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rin tin tin

a bus bounces its way past the window, a branch of the hazel jigs and there’s further analysis of tyre wear at aragon.  my saturday morning is rich with visual and audio pastries. i’m pretty much alone as the rest […]

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sipping coffee

sipping coffee was at the top of my list of things to do this morning.  the morning after the opening of #findinglines at derby museum and art gallery.  i like to sip coffee.  this morning was without the more usual […]

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A very active Public/Private View

I was so privileged to show many friends, colleagues and arts professionals my work at an event I called Resonance, we had stunning weather and it began with taking visitors out in 2 rowing boats, 4 in each boat to […]

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transformation – oak tree to sphere

I work in the De La Warr Pavilion galleries as an invigilator and during my shifts I have time to reflect on the work around me and naturally I drift into how it influences my own work. This is valuable […]

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i am

out of the window this morning i see a flat monochrome sky. in front of it a flat green tree and flat brown bricked buildings. my cup of tea is empty and the puppy is pressed against my right leg. […]

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february in review

a short month, so a short review ? we’ll find out shortly.  with external projects in various stages of beginning and waiting to finish my main practice focus for the month has been to re-iterate my practice website. informed by […]

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working with reduced capacity

i come to the end of the week feeling the affects of my current cold.  fortunately i was able to attend the prototyping conversation at derby silk mill. four diverse aspects of prototyping had been assembled and it led to a […]

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waking up with a cold

this morning my sore throat woke me, i sighed and sniffed and realised that i am once again with cold.  undeterred i did my chores this morning in an attempt to carry on as normal. today does feel normal.   […]

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working the shells

from the hi hat and snare i start to build in practice development by extending into the tom toms.

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closing thoughts

i feel excited to be writing the final post of this blog.  excited because i have a sense of what follows.  the feeling inside of grounded ness ness,  projected thoughts of an application being sent and of a non linear […]

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no one is an island

as 16 comes closer to slipping to 17, i think back to a piece of graffiti photographed by a friend.  it stated that no man was an island and he wanted to be that man. why have i recalled this […]

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Time to reflect

So my show’s been and gone, very happy with how it looked and how it was received but now feel strangely detached and uneasy in a period of reflection. Taking time to really look and think about my work is […]

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Delicious Edge

A Reflection on my MA Fine Art end of year exhibition at Teesside University.

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An Eye Opener

Throughout my time at University Campus Suffolk I have become more reflective about my art practice and in return this has maintained and strengthened my connection to working principally in the three-dimensional realm, but also encouraged me to incorporate painting […]

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Contextualisation and Confirmation

The concept for my degree show work, and therefore my art practice is still evolving. However, I feel it is now arriving close to the point where I’m happy with the evolution of my ideas and what the final outcome […]

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Teacher and student in one

Had a bit of a lull in creativity due to necessary preparation of the next stage in my career. With plans of going into teaching and therefore the need to study for a PGCE qualification, I have, over the last […]

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Exploration – Reflection #3

This week has been purely a reflective time; what are the key issues addressed in my work? Is there a reoccurring theme? My interest is to explore the organic elements further in both a sculptural manner and also addressing the […]

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early review and reflection : january

i’m taking to review my january early as i have commitments with my two training courses from tomorrow until the end of the month. this month has seen me walk back into quad in derby to visit their animation exhibition […]

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