A treat today to be walking in the last light and west winds at the shore near St Ismael, the tide right in and the sea near a teal or duck egg blue, strangely full of light under the mist and soft drizzle blowing in. Estuary birds flying up from the sea edge as we […]
Tiny video to share – taken from a footbridge over the River Gwendraeth this morning.
Working on the cyanotypes today, trying things out and making tests, enjoying a bit of sun on the face.
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 […]
a few more small experiments this eveninggusty wind, light rain and a strange glow over the sea
Mynydd Llangyndeyrn, 4 to 4.30pm last of the sun, bone cold, a few flakes of snow falling making a few small experiments in framing
This evening much colder. Up onto Mynydd Llangyndeyrn, following the road to the cattle grids, then crossing the common and climbing up to the right on to the ridge above the standing stone. Walking round to the east. A hawthorn tree tangled in sky, on the ground low brambles looping and scratching across jeans and […]
Exploring hope again. So I am continuing work on my essay, writing about hope in the work of visual artists, but I’m also thinking about hope in my own work. How that might be. I have started a short writing workshop , and have been introduced to a powerful poem by Denise Levertov, ‘For the […]
Arriving at Mynydd Llangyndeyrn at quarter past four, and walking the short way up, past the stone circle and the trig point, circling back round. A clear sky and cold today. These photos taken using my mobile phone, near the top. Walking down in the darkening.