Monthly Archives: May 2014

Reflections on additional tutorial and subsequent report.

I was relieved to find that Michele felt the work I have been doing, as I try to get back to work following the loss of my son, does show signs of a viable way forward. One of the outcomes … Continue reading

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Exhibition- Dorset Arts Week- Amanda Wallwork

I was drawn to see Amanda’s work as I had seen some previously years ago and found it very interesting; I was intrigued to see how she had progressed. Her work is very much rooted in the landscape, particularly the … Continue reading

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Drawings in Mud.

This drawing in mud came about as a result of trying to make a drawing from my Willow form in a turnip planter. I started to think about the structure of the form and the layering of lines of willow … Continue reading

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Willow in Turnip Planter.

I made this willow form by incorporating an agricultural relic which my neighbour gave me; he says it was part of a turnip planter. I had no clear idea of how it would end up. I just worked intuitively with … Continue reading

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Thinking about colour- Traces.

These photos are of what used to be the boy’s playhouse in the garden and is now used as a log shed. I was stuck by the marks left behind from a previous time- chalk marks of drawing on the … Continue reading

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Thinking about colour- staining.

As I think about taking my drawings into painting and the possibility of adding some element of colour, my mind turned to some experiments I had made for a previous project using mud and flood water. I enjoyed some of … Continue reading

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Recording living Willow.

I have been photographing the living willow to record the progress as it grows and changes shape. I have tried to consider it from different viewpoints. I have tried to position the set of 8 in a position so that … Continue reading

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Taking drawings into paint.

Using the Large willow drawing that Michele looked at in my tutorial I have just experimented using paint just to try and get an idea of how it might work. As with the drawing that I tried out using some … Continue reading

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Open submission for Gillian Wearing’s ‘Your view’ project.

https://vimeo.com/96233430 A view from J’s window. Taken from an upstairs bedroom window. My entry for Gillian Wearing’s ‘Your views’ project yourviewsfilm.com/

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Ellen Gallagher : Don’t axe me

Ellen Gallagher’s new works were part of an exhibition at the New Museum, New York (16/6/13- 15/8/13) and I was keen to read the essay by curator, Gary Carrion- Murayari, from the catalogue published by the gallery at the time. … Continue reading

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