Doodling in between times


When I've got just a few minutes to spare I go to my art journal, find a blank page or a space, and doodle. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YajcO8N8cH8 These are the background layers that inspire what comes next. This is how I fill the scraps of time while I'm waiting for paint to dry, or a file to … Continue reading Doodling in between times

Tiny Book, Borrowed Words.


This Tiny Book is part of the #TinyBookCollective from Hope Fitzgerald over on Instagram. Check out her posts to see more itsy weeny books like this, and find out how to take part.

Paper Obstacles


I had a really clear idea what I wanted to do with this book from (almost) the outset last year - a rambling whirl of doodles, a stream of consciousness running through the pages.

Color Connections


Yesterpost I showed you a black & white photo of a paint doodle and asked for guesses what the 'real' colors are.Β  I kept you waiting longer than I intended, only cos sometimes the days gallop by and all of a sudden it's much later.Β So here we are, and here it is!

the space in between


I love to look for connections, to explore ideas that bring more substance to the understanding I have of this brief blip of a life we have here in this world...

in all seriousness


no , not really, I mean...really! But in series A work in progress, featuring more dictionary bits, watercolor, fountain pen doodles. Something of an underwatery feel going on this time. Working title: Syllabub Four - after the first word I spotted in the collage πŸ™‚

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

out of the color zone


One of our major projects for this term is beginning to take shape. I'm expecting it to be a series of images (or 'outcomes') with a connecting theme - someone very special to me - as a form of memorial. Incorporating digital photo editing, screenprinting, and some painting. So here's a little bit of where … Continue reading out of the color zone