Some More Metaphors


‘Odoodem’ The idea for the final design was really concreted by a trip to the Tate Britain where I saw Leon Underwood's Totem to the Artist. The word Totem is derived from the Algonquian word Odoodem, meaning kinship group. The idea behind this art installation is to celebrate the mutual support and sense of kinship … Continue reading Some More Metaphors

The Sum of Its Metaphors


Following on from the More Than The Sum posts. Y'know what? this week I finally completed the project! 18 months since the initial brief, the planning, the researching, the thinking and playing began. 16 collaged portraits which will be hanging in their final home tomorrow. Almost all art has at least one metaphor. Sometimes it's … Continue reading The Sum of Its Metaphors

More Than The Sum Of Its Parts – Part 3.5a


Did I tell you how much I love to screen print? There's something of an alchemy in screen printing I never knew til I began to experiment. If you enjoy an unpredictable path to imagery I urge you to give this a try if the opportunity comes your way. It's the most magical thing! For … Continue reading More Than The Sum Of Its Parts – Part 3.5a

More Than The Sum Of Its Parts – Part 3


If it's all looking a bit disparate with uncongealed ideas; If you're still following, I commend you! And I forewarn you - it's maybe gonna seem more scattered before it starts coming together - but bear with me... Yester-post I was explaining how the combined doodles that emerged from the Zak Smith - Dominic McGill … Continue reading More Than The Sum Of Its Parts – Part 3