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Back to basics?

Can’t believe I haven’t blogged since January. Too much has happened since then to write about here. So am skipping the usual diary-type stuff. Suffice it to say…lots of exhibitions, submissions, painting, non-painting, blocked and unblocking has happened. And now […]

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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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Studio Visit: Les Bicknell: Standing and Sitting

In the wilds of Suffolk, there is a beautiful unusual house. Contained within that house is a studio and a multi-functional table where ideas are explored and work is developed by artist Les Bicknell. In these spaces paper is cut […]

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THINKING… PLEASE WAIT

  Following a tutorial with artist Kimberley Foster back in February I decided to consolidate some of my thinking.   DISCUSSION POINTS: Language of practice Temperature When the work humms Process Scan vs. Print (the difference) Diagrammatic process Mapping (visual) […]

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Pinch

At the beginning of yesterday I was wondering what the protocol that Val was bringing to the studio actually was. As I thought it was the plan: a systematic preparation and way of working to ensure that everything that needs […]

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thinking : big picture in vs detail out

how do i think ? imagine the overall big picture and work inwards or find a detail and expand it outwards ? it appears that i’m a detail out kinda guy.  having had this pointed out to me it certainly […]

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post art : #beyondthegallery

an unexpected email this afternoon entitled “Axisweb quoted you in a story” wow i thought, what have i done to be quoted by axisweb? https://storify.com/Axisweb/beyond-the-gallery  (sorry the embed function isn;t working with this and i’ve added it to the list […]

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Plate Spinning

AUDIOBLOG – Please click here It’s a complicated business, the spinning of plates… Form filling, finance balancing, paper work straightening, diary keeping… they all take up time. Thinking about theories and concepts and how things fit together does too. When […]

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