HOOK.WATER.STAR. July 2015 | collage mixed media | dimensions: 46 x 42 cm Mixed media: Nepalese hand-made paper from lokta bark fibre on cartridge paper, with Kraft-core, black woodgrain card, vintage botanical print & acrylic paint. A few years ago I bought a print collection of botanical drawings, separated pages from an out-of-print book (artist unknown). This is the first time I’ve used one of the vintage prints in a work – the botanical is a Callitriche Hamulata, or Hooked Water Starwort – […]
SKYLINE July 2015 | charcoal & acrylic on newsprint | dimensions: 47 x 62 cm Today’s canvas – a rare image of London’s skyline 1865, in a recent copy of the Guardian – great fun to work with.
ANOTHER CENTURY June 2000 | gouache on paper | dimensions: 20 x 20 cm Throwback Thursday – except its Friday, I know. I rediscovered this small painting during my recent studio refit – this gouache abstract is now officially 15 years old. How tidy I was. Its named after Blur’s End Of A Century, which I happened to be listening to while blogging this… “Ants in the carpet, dirty little monsters… another century, its nothing special, sex on the TV, everyone’s at it…” […]
Currently featuring on the GREAT NORTH ART SHOW homepage, with thanks. I am very excited to be exhibiting at the up-coming event at Ripon Cathedral. GREAT NORTH ART SHOW 29th August – 20th September 2015