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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A Collaboration of Minds

  The following is another quality piece I channelled last year from the inimitable Sidiris, that part of my consciousness that possesses far more clarity and determination than I usually have in my own dealings with the profane and the mundane. I’m posting this while waiting for layers of paint to dry (yes, I’m painting […]

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Cohesion

Searching and sorting through my photo archives over the past six months I have come across some really quite peculiar synchronicities, which I shall write and post about in due course. Through this process however, I have learned to appreciate the way in which disparate photographic subject matters can have aesthetically cohesive themes, as with […]

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United Santa Association

…’cos we all know there is more than one of these fellows. Obviously caught in the off-season about to enjoy a little R&R perhaps, via the good graces of Amtrak as he’d just arrived at Washington DC’s Union Station. Bodyguard in tow – probably an elf – face obscured for security reasons, and dressed in […]

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Everybody Loves a Seagull…

I did always say that when I retired I would focus more on being an artist. Keeping true to my word, that’s what I now spend most of my time doing, when I’m not travelling and taking pictures. The kind of art, or rather how I’ve been producing it differs considerably from my original plan, […]

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Unfinished Masterwork

After about six hours work I am letting the digital paint dry, so to speak. The plan was to recreate something of an unfinished masterwork, as if the artist had run out of funds in the middle of the project. The bit I love the most about being an artist, and a visual editor is […]

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