Monthly Archives: February 2012

Skeffling Clays

I drove to a new viewing site today with great excitment as I thought I had visited them all already! This one is at Skeffling, I tiny village just befor Easington and Spurn Point. There is a remote viewing area … Continue reading

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Paris

I have just returned from a visit to Paris. The first day was spent at Premier Vision, a textiles trade fair. This was interesting for professional updating as a textiles lecturer, but did not offer much stimulation for my MA practice. … Continue reading

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Brian Eno/John Cale

Lyrics to the track Spinning away Up on a hill, as the day dissolves With my pencil turning moments into line High above in the violet sky A silent silver plane – it draws a golden chain One by one, … Continue reading

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Phone Drawings

Here are some digital sketches I did during the long train journey from Liverpool to Hull. The two below are responses to the majestic cooling towers of Drax power station looming out of the freezing mist amid the snow covered … Continue reading

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Mary Mattingly: First Light/ Last Light

I came across these photographs on the booooooom.com website and they took my breath away. They have been superimposed to create a cross and are inspired by living in an isolated place. The isolation of some of the points along … Continue reading

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Monet

By focusing on the same subject through a whole series of paintings, Monet was able to concentrate on recording visual sensations themselves. The subjects did not change, but the visual sensations – due to changing conditions of light – changed … Continue reading

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Raining: Night Lights

Painting with dyes on paper

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