Courage

Originally posted on Steve McCurry's Blog:
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” – Nelson Mandela Tibet “Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but…

Update re summer, an amazing opportunity, and crowdfunding request

I am continuing with creating new work on traces, skin that I will add to that I have produced during last term which will be at the upcoming show at Sion hill, Bathspa. This is my corner at present,   During the summer there is the amazing opportunity of being part of the students exhibition … More Update re summer, an amazing opportunity, and crowdfunding request

Maria Lassnig exhibition

Maria Lassnig  After a number of months wishing to get to this exhibition I made it last week! On Maria Lassnig a Painting Survey, 1950 – 2007. This has been touring internationally for a number years. It demonstaed how her work progressed, She started working abstractly in geometric form, and there were examples of abstract monotone … More Maria Lassnig exhibition

Traces

As I am working through various options for series paintings /pastels my images are becoming lighter, it feels more ethereal, making suggestions rather than statements. So although the previous ones have been about the body these pick up on lines marks on the jezzo or canvas giving a very different feel, and is very much … More Traces

Imperfection

I struggle with mistakes. Not mistakes in the art but mistakes in getting the canvas corners right like I would with wrapping presents at Christmas1 With print which has almost resulted in the technicians giving up with getting me   independent Forgetting processes almost more than the art itself which I’m feeling quite positive about So maybe … More Imperfection