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landscape self-portrait

self-portrait shadow this morning winter sun on my back listening to the river

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art photography

hope and art, 3

A thread of thought today, about an artist who connects imagination with hope: The photographer Janelle Lynch has recently made a series of photographs called Another way of Looking at Love, photographs that I saw at the Prix Pictet ‘hope’ exhibition. The photographs are displayed as large format colour prints portraying plant communities. The pictures […]

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view

a very short video exploration today

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art drawing

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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waterboatmen

A tiny video clip today. Pond skaters. Very fun. Totally mesmerising. Downstream of a footbridge in a place where I walk. I don’t know why they congregate there, but they are the main reason why I congregate thereā€¦ There is something completely wonderful about pond skaters – these creatures actually skate on the surface tension […]

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art drawing

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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photography

sprouting

Sprouting acorn, seen woods growing on Pentremawr Colliery site, 2 days ago.

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ripples

Imagining today the things that we do – rippling outwards in intersecting circles. A video that I made yesterday, walking out in the rain:

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art painting

scroll forms, watercolour

Making maquettes of scroll forms in watercolour this evening – working from memories of making the short film yesterday.

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and looking down…

And on the mountain – at Garn Goch near Ammanford. Looking down.