Monthly Archives: October 2014

Artist-John Newling.

I came across John Newling’s work yesterday(16/10/14) and it struck such accord with me. He has an international reputation and is currently Professor of Installation Sculpture at The Nottingham Trent University. I was following up a link about The Miracle … Continue reading

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Artist-Eva Hesse.

‘I actually think that the erosion of the works, while not authentic to what they originally looked like, must be taken into account when considering their contemporary resonance. It is the contemporary appearance of these works, degraded or not, that … Continue reading

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Pressed willow leaves.

At the same time I had leaves from my living sculpture I have called ‘top hat’ that were varying degrees of a bright yellow. I decided in the same vein that these should also go in the press. Again the colour … Continue reading

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Virginia creeper leaves.

Diverting from willow leaves a bit, but I caught up in their diversity of colour and patterns in the leaves as they start to fall with the change of season. I found myself wanting to try and preserve something of … Continue reading

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Leaf shadows.

As the season changes the remaining willow leaves are starting to twist and turn, and create lovely shadows. I have taken about 80 photos with the intention of possibly using some of these shapes in work later.

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Cocoon in willow.

Following on from my hedge scribble I set about trying to enclose a larger space. I was kind on making it up as I went along, so quite pleased with the end result. This buff willow is quite thick at … Continue reading

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Willow hedge scribble.

This came about in my experiments to try and work bigger, thinking about how to create a space.

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