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

More Than The Sum Of Its Parts – Part Next


I want to draw together some of leftovers and dangling ends from recent posts. The person who will enable this is Franz Ackermann. There's a charm to this portrait that hooked up in my head with the (so far very much) unconnected themes I was juggling. It was my missing link. Ackerman's brought the map … Continue reading More Than The Sum Of Its Parts – Part Next

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

printmaking


It took me a while to really get printmaking. Messy, colorful, layered up, can't really go wrong... ...funny, it had all the ingredients of something I'd usually love, but it didn't get me But something kept drawing me back to the studio, and suddenly I was hooked. These are a mix of lino & mono … Continue reading printmaking