Back in the Print Studio


After a long break this year, in December I returned to The Forge Print Studio in Digswell. I must say I have thoroughly enjoyed working there again and especially loved seeing- at a distance- many colleagues and catching up with their work and plans for 2021. Still exploring the theme of time and place and …

Back in the studio


Inspired by the landscape and the gallery visits in Cornwall during the past week (and also after viewing the Maggie Hambling:Making Love with the Paint - you must watch)! https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000nx23/maggi-hambling-making-love-with-the-paint I returned to my studio. My sort of loose plan to rework some old canvasses or maybe obliterate the old and layer a new image/work. …

MID-WEEK MONOCHROME – MWM – 37.


My Mid week Monochrome #37 for this week : I love how nature had started to reclaim this defunct hangar and the erosion of the metal panels wearing holes into the surfaces. A rather alarming piece of metal dangles from above. I had just looked through these images from 2014 for my Urban post today, …

RTDP : Relief


Macro photography can be an inspiration in many ways. The detail unseen by the eye can be revealed and magnified into abstracted shapes and surfaces creating a many layered relief of imagery. An earlier layered oil painting incorporating wire forms and marble dust, carborundum and pigments dusted onto the surface, the wire form partly detached …

May 5th Post a day: Everywhere


Continuing with the theme of Light and Shadows, something we are aware of everywhere in our daily lives and something I am especially interested in... This was a short clip from a time lapse video I made a while back. The camera moved during the day a couple of times so I couldn't use all …