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sounds

birdsong and rugby practice

walking this morning – and i was cutting across a coal spoil heap that is overgrown with woodland, right by the rugby pitch in the park, i ducked under some branches that were heavy with ivy, and suddenly realised that i had stepped into a listening chamber : it seemed to be a special morning […]

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art

transformations / trawsffurfiadau

I am very much enjoying working with artists Angela James, Kerry Collison, Arthur Thomas, Julie Hutton and Keziah Ferguson in the process of putting together an group exhibition at the most beautiful venue, Powerhouse, which is overlooking the Teifi in Llandysul. Based on the work that people have been showing me, I think this is […]

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art artists books

Osi Rhys Osmond prize, Oriel Osi, Llansteffan

I feel very honoured to have won the Osi Rhys Osmond prize, an open exhibition and competition for students of Carmarthen School of Art. Osi was a well-respected and much-loved Welsh artist, based in Carmarthenshire, and a former teacher at the college. The theme of the prize this year was ‘my brief eternity’ – I […]

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art

Virtual Art Show

I am very happy to announce that you can view my work and that of my peers at Carmarthen School of Art at our virtual graduation show, opening today, and available online for a year. Just click the image below to find your way in. I recommend that you put a bit of time aside […]

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art

unresolved

Working with my letter to myself about keeping things unresolved. These pictures were taken today whilst I was laying my work out on a very large table, making some tests towards an ‘installation’ of the work in a loose and open format (for a virtual exhibition). I still don’t know exactly what a virtual exhibition […]

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art photography

Cyanotypes again!

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art

Testing cyanotypes

Working on the cyanotypes today, trying things out and making tests, enjoying a bit of sun on the face.

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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 photography

photos with gold

working on these gilded photos again…

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reflection

contrasts

Both today and yesterday, I stopped on my way home from work. Same hour, same place. Yesterday, golden light slipping over everything, warm and soft. I sat and shared a rock with a thorn tree and just enjoyed the warmth, the moment, dazzlement of sun, greening shoots, redness of bracken, blackness of soil. Today I […]