100 lessons from 100 drawings


In no particular order, these are the realisations that accompanied this project. These were observations I heard over and over again in my thoughts, page after page... 

art is everywhere…


...but you knew that, right? I've been looking at some of my old sketchbooks. Back in 2011 I did a textile art workshop. The topic for our designs was grids. The week before I'd been to the Kniting & Stitching Show at Ally Pally - I came home with bags of new goodies to play with, and … Continue reading art is everywhere…

Courage, Faith, Trust. 33/52


Scribbled things. Filled in with nonsense and part heard words Dabs, daubs, splosh. Dragged, drawn out, drawn on. And more, and further. Anemones? meteors? Some frenzied chaos. (I honestly don't know.) But as usual, I like the details best of all   The title for this week - Courage, Faith, Trust - came from the same-named … Continue reading Courage, Faith, Trust. 33/52

learning in patterns


The process of learning has a lot to do with recognising patterns. A pattern repeats enough and you can come to trust it. Then suddenly it changes: Confusion ensues. I've been here before: I'm trotting along, understanding; each new level of understanding fits comfortably on top of the last and it's creating a tidy heap … Continue reading learning in patterns