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Colour and Black and White

It’s been a busy week! Had a great visit to ‘A Splash of Colour’ at Bowery Visual Arts with a friend, two sessions experimenting with etching at The Art House, and today I started a new painting in the studio. […]

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‘Waving at Ideology’

Waving at Ideology Oil on Canvas 200mm x 200mm This small painting is probably finished. The waving figures are taken from a photograph taken when the Berlin Wall was being built and the background is a version of Velazquez’s View […]

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Being there

Moving the two large work-tables from the studio in Enköping to the one in Uppsala last Friday felt definitive. Up until then I had been kind of camping out in the new studio. Having appropriate furniture and fittings may not […]

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Here comes summer!

Tomorrow is the first day of the four day children’s summer school and I am both excited and nervous. It has been a year since I last ran a workshop and I am feeling out of practice. I am pretty […]

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Another new audience

  I remain convinced that I think differently under a white ceiling … or between white walls. No matter, I enjoy the feeling of light and space – no doubt enhanced by the generous distance between the studio window and […]

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A room of one’s own

  It felt great to pick up the keys to my new (second!) studio yesterday evening. The room is going to get a coat of white paint before I move in – as if I need to emphasis the difference […]

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Uppsala or not Uppsala …

I have made the first move in finding out about studios in Uppsala. This is a big thing for me, I can be stupidly loyal at times and even enquiring about the upcoming studios makes me feel as though I […]

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Tried and Failed

Was attempting to blur an image I’d painted. My problem here was, I do not allow thinks to sit. I went back at it way to early, muddied the paints and made a pig’s ear of it. But that’s all […]

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Towards abstraction

A good day at the end of a good week. I was looking for a box of pastels that I am sure that I have somewhere, I didn’t find the pastels, or rather – before I found the pastels – […]

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Work in Progress painting on easel
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Painting In The Time Of Lockdown

This week on the blog, I calm down and get reflective after a month or two of slightly frenzied painting output.
And actually get around to writing on my blog.
I know. It’s been a while.

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Reinhabiting the studio (slowly)

The past week has been a bit rough – glad to be back on treatment but the drugs are strong. I must have slept for 12 hours on Friday. Before starting the new (old) chemo drugs I did manage a […]

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A Perfumer in a Pandemic

As soon as lockdown was announced I endeavoured to adapt and continue developing my artistic practice as much as possible. What actually happened was I ended up playing with Lego. In fairness I began in earnest; visiting my studio at […]

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Notes from a small town …

Notes from a small town: Wednesday 22 April 2020 Until a few weeks ago I expected to be in Stockholm at this time, not just in Stockholm but at Supermarket Art Fair. Instead I find myself in here the small […]

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Studio Transitions

I spent the last few days embarking upon that most arduous of tasks – sorting out my studio space. It was a curiously cathartic process which saw me tidy away my array of pencils, pens and paintbrushes; making way instead […]

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preparing for the apex

last week was full of cold – me – i was full of cold.  wednesday the worst day, still getting better now. feeling so more excited and charged than this time last week.  on friday i’m going to harlem artspace […]

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