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acorns

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

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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…

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garden paintings, 2020

Just to let you know, I have added a page to my project pages on this website – for my garden paintings of earlier this year. These mixed media drawings and paintings, looking close-in at very small growing things. They were made in my garden during the coronavirus lock-down here in Wales. To put it […]

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large tree drawings

Today’s post is just a signpost to my large tree drawings, which I did around this time last year: Have a look at my tree drawings projects page if you’d like to see more.

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more drawing

Doing some work on my large drawing today, the one based on ripples in water. I’ve added egg tempera paint, made with egg yolk, pigment and water – a most magical substance with a beautiful surface and shine. Just mixing it is such a pleasure!

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on drawing

I’ve been sitting at my desk for a lot of today, finding words about hope, and continuing with the reading that I am doing about the work of Joseph Beuys. Sitting at my desk with my back to the large drawing I’ve started and not giving it any thought. It is behind me because I […]

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artists’ book

Working today on a folding book for my collaborative book project with Suzie Ross.

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harvest art

here is some food work, for havest-festivala drawing and print, made at our online arts group this morningpainting on vegetables and using them to make block printswhich is so lovely and meditative and frankly also amazingly counter-intuitiveif you have a bit of paint, a few hours to spare and a leaf or the end of […]

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evening workbench photo

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rushes

I did a little bit of drawing and watercolour today, based on memory of the rushes on the mountain in the wind, being flexible to their conditions.