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drawing video

drawing from video

I’ve finished a large drawing today, done from a video taken on a February evening, as night was falling on Mynydd Llangyndeyrn. This is one of a series of three (so far) linked drawings:

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art drawing

layering in the writing

I’ve been trying out different ways of layering some of my written pieces into the drawings. Some tests today – screen printing my writing onto small drawings and photo prints:

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art drawing

trying combinations

Today, some experiments trying out my mountain drawings & photos in combinations ( ie. by placing side-by-side). I feel like something promising is happening, & will carry on with this thought, and probably paste them down together once I reach combinations I am happy with.

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art drawing

words and drawings

Today trying out words and drawings together. I’m quite hopeful about this, these are three test pieces that I made with some small drawings that were lying on the workbench – I’ve written them with moveable-type letterpress letters that I’ve borrowed. You can see the metal moveable-type in the picture. You probably have seen these […]

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artists books drawing

drawing with card

Drawing doesn’t have to be on paper, it can be with paper – or today with card and objects. I don’t have a clear idea where I am going, but I’m wanting to experiment with some artist-book forms, and so I feel like I need to play with shapes, and to bypass my mind and […]

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drawing photography

experiments, photos

I’ve made a few experiments in finding out what happens when photographic paper and photographic prints are painted with ink ( the answer? it depends on the ink, and to the extent that I had expectations, its not what I expected …)

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art drawing

sky drawing

I have been thinking that I’ll draw the sky. Somehow. Or maybe not draw, but at least work with. Start from a feeling of immersion. My main problem : that drawing immersion in sky is a crazy and difficult job, and I don’t know how. I made an earth drawing instead today – from a […]

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drawing painting

acorns

drawing my pile of acorns today, before I plant them…

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art drawing painting

on emergence

Today, just some gleanings on emergence, some shapes I am trying to grasp and understand, some spirals of thought to follow. adrienne maree brown, ’emergent strategy’: “Ferns are a form of fractal. A fractal is an object or quantity that displays self-similarity, which means it looks roughly the same at any scale. Small-scale solutions impact […]

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art drawing

large drawing

Continuing work on my large watery drawing today, adding more egg tempera layers. The best tool I could find was a toothbrush, which was unexpected…