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I made a study last October which I think I can work from and scale up from. I've had it stuck to the wall ever since with something like that in mind. The interesting thing was the way I made the drawing- I was watching trees and grasses on Mynydd Llangyndeyrn Common as they moved … Continue reading drawing the wind
This weather makes me want to be outside. But when I go outside, its too windy, and I want to come back inside. willow painting studies So maybe this weather makes me want to stay inside and paint the wind in the trees outside. Willow Painting I (2019)
I’ve been having a lot of fun over the last couple of weeks with our Gwendraeth Arts Lab on-line sessions of a Saturday morning - over the last 3 weeks with the theme of self-portraits. I’ve been helping out with the organising, but mainly just taking the chance to join in with the group, and … Continue reading Self portraits with Gwendraeth Arts Lab
I was looking into the work of the German artist Sigmar Polke earier this week. If you're not familiar with his work, you can find some images and links at the Tate Modern's website. When I first looked at the work of Polke, I felt suddenly joyful - like finding a friend. I loved it … Continue reading thinking about ….. Sigmar Polke
I've been working on a collaborative project with Suzie Ross, artist and painter. She's near Haverfordwest, 40 miles from me. Because of the lock-down, we've been unable to meet - so we've been making small concertina books in our home studios, and posting them, working together on different aspects of the books, working on top … Continue reading working together