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painting photography

mixed-media works

I’ve been printing short randomised parts from my notebook onto small mixed-media photos and watercolour paintings, to make pieces of work in response to walking through the winter months at the mountain at dusk. In order to do it, I’ve been working on improving my screen printing skills, and finding a good way to set […]

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art photography

photos with gold

working on these gilded photos again…

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light photography

evening light

I went out again to the mountain this evening. I realised that the pure consistency of showing up there, day after day, is in itself valuable, and worth at least as much as anything else that I do. Although the grasses, reeds and thorn trees are still sparse and dry after the cold, there has […]

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light photography

unscientific observatory

I’ve brought my mountain notebook in from the pocket of the car door, trying to make sense of the evening visits I’ve been making, maybe trying to find a pattern. I’m going to sort through, put the entries next to the photos and videos that I’ve made, see if anything starts to emerge. On Wednesday […]

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art drawing

sky drawing

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 […]

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light photography

windows, sky

Today I made a new stencil shape based on the kitchen window of the cottage where I grew up, and used it to look up at the evening sky.

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light photography

more small framing experiments

a few more small experiments this eveninggusty wind, light rain and a strange glow over the sea

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art painting

playing with watercolours

Starting today to play with making sky houses

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light photography

Mynydd Llangyndeyrn

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.

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photography reflection

to look upwards

It is possible too, in the middle of all manner of things, to look outward or upward, for no particular reason, and to notice that the sky is momentarily on fire – and to be immersed in beauty, and for the heart to be much lighter.