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Working on Series of Paintings.

This follows on from ‘Planning towards a series of works‘. I used the opportunity of a hot, dry day to prime the canvas boards with 4 layers of gesso primer- the limitations of my indoor space would only allow for … Continue reading

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Making work inspired by 3’O’s.

Referring to 3’O’s Living Willow Sculpture. Again this piece was inspired by looking at some very simple line drawings and negative spaces. With this piece I used white acrylic, acrylic medium and home made charcoal. I built up layers and … Continue reading

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Making work inspired by No.1.

Referring to No.1 Living Willow Sculpture. In earlier conversations about my work and how it might sit, and what might be a uniting feature the idea of absence was mentioned. There are fragments, spaces, traces, erasure. I made these notes … Continue reading

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Making work inspired by ‘3 circles’.

Using some of the simple sketches I have made that refer to the living willow sculpture ‘3 circles’ I wanted to explore the possibility of including these different perspectives into one work using charcoal on a paper surface prepared with … Continue reading

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Trying out homemade charcoals and inks.

I became aware of Tony Bevan some years ago and was aware that he uses charcoal as one of the main mediums in his work. The essays in the book by Toman and Sinclair- Wilson give some good insights to … Continue reading

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Pushing ‘getting back to drawing’ a bit further.

When I finished this work I took a whole series of photos to explore the potential of cropping this down further to make new works. I selected 3 of these to develop. I will take the same idea of creating … Continue reading

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Willow group of 8

For each of the willows I made a collection of their leaves to incorporate into a group of de-collage works. Unfortunately I missed recording 2 of them. As with the previous de-collage works I cut small panels of MDF and … Continue reading

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