a calling to the tribe


Edit 17 December: There are just TWO SPACES left to fill. If you're hovering on the brink of signing up, this may be your last chance.... ...You can whisk yourself over to HERE toΒ soak up some more of the details to help you decide. ................................................ A couple of posts ago I was telling you about … Continue reading a calling to the tribe

It’s all a mirror…. 41/52


The year winds on, the weeks flip by, the book of weeks fills up. I'm finding out stuff I didn't even know was there. You remember back to January? I set my word for the year, after much deliberation, to Focus. It took some fathoming, and even then I wasn't positive I'd picked the right … Continue reading It’s all a mirror…. 41/52

“The Creative Flow”


Set with the challenge to create two works - any media, any format - with the dual themes of Water and The Creative Process.Β  If you've been following the story that started out a few weeks ago, then you'll know I finally reached the point I'm calling these paintings finished! I loved the way they … Continue reading “The Creative Flow”

Water in Parallel: Bring in the Deities


The two Water paintings have been progressing along since I last showed you. The biggest development has been that they are now populated with deities. I've invited in the spirits of some gods and goddesses from all parts of our history and mythology. In keeping with the themes, these are rulers of water and creativity. … Continue reading Water in Parallel: Bring in the Deities

Water In Parallel (part 4)


The story so far, has lead us to this point Now, if you know me at all, you'll understand that I need colour like I need coffee, sleep and oxygen. So while the peeling back process had restored some of the original brightness, it's not enough for me. I'm getting hungry for colour and there's … Continue reading Water In Parallel (part 4)

Water In Parallel (part 5)


The ongoing story of the two paintings about Water bumbles on... collage on top of painting on top of collage. Next? Next came more painting! I love the stuff that going on here, it's expressing the watery vibe I want it too. But there's a lot of it with no central focus. It's uncoordinated jazz … Continue reading Water In Parallel (part 5)

Water In Parallel (part 3)


Having left off at this point, the next question inevitably is: where next? Well. Now it's dried the hasty haphazard approach to the initial gluing has resulted in a bumpy bubbled surface. Which kinda appeals, not least as a literal interpretation of the Water theme. But it doesn't give the substrate the integrity we all … Continue reading Water In Parallel (part 3)

Water In Parallel (part 2)


Last post I had just constructed these thick papery substrates on which I had not the foggiest idea what was to happen. Which is a really exciting place to be! When in doubt, I like to make a big move: a doing or an undoing, doesn't really matter which. Time to make a change: lose … Continue reading Water In Parallel (part 2)

Water in Parallel (part 1)


I'm working on a project over the next 6 months, part of which is to produce a collection of eight works, two at a time through each six week cycle. So.... 6 weeks, huh? I'm just into week 2. The logical, ordered part of my mind says 'so you're like about 25% done, right?' Then … Continue reading Water in Parallel (part 1)