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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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Job Professional Development

Studio Spaces Available – Southampton

Value for money studio spaces available in multi-disciplinary shared studio in Southampton. Secure building 24/7/365 access. Wet and dry practices welcome.

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Improving the space

Today was cleaning day. I spent the afternoon tidying and rearranging my studio space. It involved some tedious sorting through bits and pieces, throwing out empty paint tubes, acrylics that had gone hard, dead pens and so forth. I’d like […]

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Translating the street

I’m writing about my studio, but to be honest, I’ve had no time to work in there these last few months. I have worked…. though at home, whenever I could. I’ve been trying to raise cash for future projects, so […]

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Job Art vacancies

Studio Spaces Available – Southampton

Studio spaces immediately available in multi disciplinary collective in Southampton. From £75 per month all bills included.

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2019

So 2019, My first day back at the studio. So far, I’ve taken boards, canvases and images out ready to begin new art. I’ve drank some tea. I’ve done some editing and promotion for the Sadd Artist and I’m going […]

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Service not found

18 months ago we completed converting our double garage into a studio. I’ve never had a properly-equipped and stocked dedicated studio before … this is a real step up. Most of the time that went into the conversion was the […]

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Alas! After 20 years of living in “paradise” my landlady died and I had to move. The chocolate-box cottage backing onto a nature reserve gave me all I needed: studio, office, venue, group meeting areas, family accommodation, a spare room […]

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The medium is the message … as someone once said

Often when I am in the studio or just going about things I make (mental) notes of things to write about.  Last week it was about ‘packing’ – specifically how I was packing artworks to deliver to a large group […]

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Art etc. no. 10

I have not had much time in the studio lately but now realise that what I thought was wasted time is erroneous. Subconsciously, ideas and thoughts wander round your brain wherever you are. The studio, for me, is a place […]

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Sunday Sunday

My first meeting with Anna – my mentor on the Konsten att delta (the Art of Participation) programme  – went well.  We chatted over tea and cake at the studio.  The programme matches native Swedish artists with non-native artists now […]

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Studio transformation

I am currently transforming my studio – I’ve moved and  painted the exterior blue, the interior has now been insulated, I’ve painted it white and building shelves and worktops. It is an equally big transformation for me psychologically as I […]

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Studio-Intensive

This blog documents a self-initiated, studio-based project of artist development as a response to a rejection to a mentoring scheme.

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Dividing up the space

Dividing up the space Why as artists do we do what in our art? Is there always a clear answer? How much of what we do is planned and delivered according to plan and how much is instinctive or happy […]

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It all takes time

I’ve been scratching my head trying to think what to write about this month. When I review the art I have been working on it all seems rather paltry, although I know I have been busy. This has led me […]

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Studio space to share in Sowerby Bridge (Halifax)

Studio space to share in Sowerby Bridge – suitable for artists or designer/makers   500sqft – £180/month   Details: I have a ceramics studio set up in an industrial unit at the Asquith Bottom Mills in Sowerby Bridge. I am […]

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Small objects

I am carrying on with my studio still-life studies. Originally I was going to take a no frills approach and keep it pure and simple. However as I look and as I work, I find it impossible to do so. […]

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