Monthly Archives: December 2011

River Humber Sunset

From Paull an incredible sunset and rainstorm over the south bank. I am so lucky to have such a wonderful view so near to home. The most beautiful purples, pinks and oranges and the huge sky completely dwarfed the distant … Continue reading

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Inspirational Drawings

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Turner and Colour

Click on the image to go to an article from The Tate website. It mentions Turner’s interest in Geothe’s colour theories.             “Turner relished the Sublime effects of darkness. Its mysterious and elusive charm could … Continue reading

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Andy Goldsworthy: Sheep paintings

A canvas laid down in a field underneath a sheep feeder, the mud on the sheep’s hooves make the marks, the empty circle left when the feeder is removed. Click on the image for an article from The Guardian about … Continue reading

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Andy Goldsworthy: Rain Shadow

A lovely short film of Andy Goldsworthy talking about creating artwork in and with the natural landscape. http://www.bbc.co.uk/emp/external/player.swf

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Comparing folds

Thank you to Liselott Johnsson for giving permission to post her very interesting essay comparing the use of folds by two contrasting artists of the Supports/Surfaces group based in France in the 1970s. Please click on the image for a … Continue reading

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Watercolours

Small watercolours playing with depth and intensity of colour.

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Rain Drawing

Viewing the Humber from Paull.

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Cloud Viewing

Cloud viewing platform, Anderby Creek in Lincolnshire, UK Please click on image for more information.

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Folds: Simon Hantaї

Please click on the image for an obituary of Simon Hantaї.

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Folds: Andre-Pierre Arnal

Echos of the Turin shroud with x-ray like qualities. I am inspired by the glow and luminoscity. I have experimented with folding, interested in the fact that results can be rigid, producing grid like structures or random and organic.  

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Earlier work: Canary Wharf

Some paintings and prints produced after a visit to Canary Wharf London.

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Michael Wesley – Ultra long exposure photography

Found these ultra long exposure photographs by Michael Wesley of cityscapes very inspiring. They were taken over several years as the bulidings were constructed. Note the sun and moon trails sweeping across the sky.

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Suzan Woodruff

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William Tillyer

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John Virtue: London

<a href=”” title=”John Virtue”> Documentary showing John Virtue working on large scale monochrome paintings and drawing on location. It is of great interest to see how he tackles the enormous scale physicaly and hear how he approaches and interprets the … Continue reading

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Shibori

I wish to explore this process in my work. Shibori comes from the verb root “shiboru” – to wring squeeze or press, and would be used to describe wringing out the washing. The emphasis is upon the action performed on the … Continue reading

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Monoprint

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Pencil Drawings

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