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art

drawing from the other side

i’ve carried on experimenting with monotype prints over the last month. less thinking, more drawing drawing like i cannot see, like i am in a dream drawing from the other side of the mirror of the land more praising more gratitude more joy and more sorrow more honesty more beauty more dancing with the materials

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photography

wildflower stories from Kidwelly

I’ll share with you here some images of wildflowers tended and loved by Kidwelly Common Ground group at Glan yr Afon in Kidwelly. I’m grateful for, and so much enjoying my Wednesday mornings with the group, and hoping over time to be able to develop some prints or other works from the sessions, and my […]

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art

more monotypes

I’m going to share images of more monotype prints that I’ve been making in the last few days, once more related to the morning walks in the woods. Feeling my way towards a way of communicating something about the experiences. These are made by drawing directly onto the back of paper that has been placed […]

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art

Afon Goch monotypes

I am gradually building up a series of trials and tests of prints through weekly visits to open access sessions at Swansea Print Workshop. I don’t exactly know where they will go, but as I work I am getting a very good idea of what is possible and impossible, and taking note, as I learn, […]

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light photography Uncategorized

from the woods…

watching the spring unfolding in the woods opposite the Dynant Fawr Colliery site, Cwm Mawr, Carmarthenshire

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art drawing

from the garden …

I’ve been at Penlan Uchaf again this week at Banc Organics catching up with everyone, and spending time with the seedlings, doing some drawing.

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drawings, from the woods

The beginning of some experimental drawings I am making. The method for these is to leave the fruiting bodies of King Alfred’s Cakes fungi on paper, and wait for several weeks. This being a continuation of the drawing and photography I have been doing from daily walks at the woods near Cwmmawr, through the early […]

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reflection Uncategorized

garden work – questions

What are the emotional landscapes that we need to foster in order to support the positive long-term systems (and behaviour ) change that our environmental and climate crises challenges us with? What does a sophisticated and generous psychology look like, and how can we use that kind of emotional intelligence in this struggle? How do […]

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art

starting something…

I’m starting a new project, connecting artists with specific patches of land: gardens, commons, public spaces. It’s a project of celebration, and has to do with land, food, joy and belonging. I was thinking of the project as a patchwork: a project of connection, repair, usefulness and beauty. A friend of mine who is all […]

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drawing

moments for drawing

I’ve been inspired take a little moment to make a drawing every day, often only for a minute or two while I walk with the dog (although it could be longer, it’s hard to measure time when you’re drawing…)