There is always a time for art.

Who is this, Art? I don’t know, but he stops by everyday and bugs me until I do something creative. So much for social distancing, however! It turns out it requires quite a bit of physical energy to do analogue art, and although I’ve started a new watercolour painting, the subject: A disgruntled Floridian pigeon, […]

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Full Artistic Emersion

  After yesterday’s wee cerebral excursion into the meaning of art and whether to express one’s voice through the medium of mark-making or not, I gave it yet further thought but nevertheless decided to take action and at least channel all that pent up consternation into some more art. I play with a number of […]

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Art on the Brain – Roses and Kisses and Political Flags

  I sometimes ask questions that inspire profound but unexpected trains of thought, and therefore unlocking deep-seated concerns that were probably best left forgotten, but which nevertheless merit further questions and exploration – if anything, because I’m an inquisitive sort. I’m also fiercely political, though I doubt you’d notice from the works of art I […]

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Wonky Tower Landscape in Oils

Here’s where I’m at with this landscape painting after just a week. I think it’s been a week since I began – although I find I’m losing track of time. Hours fly past as I concentrate on just one portion of the painting at a time. The sky has now acquired three layers of paint […]

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The Whistling Wind

9:16 am – Bedroom As the wind blows outside it is passing through something, the eaves of the house possibly, producing a sound like that of a child’s whistle. Though it lacks conviction as if said whistle were being blown by a toddler with little awareness of the power of its own lungs. It isn’t quite […]

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