Category Archives: Artist Sketchbooks

Little Maps of Trees is at The Other Art Fair London


The Tiny Sketchbook Project, which includes my tiny book of tiny eco prints Little Maps of Trees, has just been on show at the SLOW Galerie in Paris. It’s now walked poetically to London, where it’s on show at The … Continue reading

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Tiny Sketchbook Project: Sent


I finished my tiny sketchbook the morning of the 14th February – St Valentine’s Day, though instead of a bunch of red roses I was gifted with a paint and varnish scraper. I drove into town to post my book … Continue reading

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Tiny Sketchbook Project: A Two-Page Spread


Almost finished. A two-page spread from my Tiny Sketchbook for the Tiny Sketchbook Project touring exhibition. I’m sending this from The Forest of Souls, where I’m holed-up writing my next very long blog.        

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The Tiny Sketchbook Project – Some of the Eco Prints


A couple of shots of the tiny eco prints I’ve been making for The Tiny Sketchbook Project that’s touring Brooklyn/London/Paris later in the year. These are botanical prints from leaves gathered in my garden last autumn. The group picture is … Continue reading

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First Art from Beyond The Great Transition: Eco Collographs with Healing Sumac and Turmeric, Light and Emily Dickinson


Picking up from where I left off before The Great Transition – which has taken all of six months and still living in some chaos – I was very happy to find a few hours to make a batch of … Continue reading

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Visual Journal 5: Going Feral, the Longship and the Feather


Going Feral explains my long silences between blog posts – I’ve gone it (feral), which means reconnecting more profoundly with nature. Feather is the feather in the image. It’s a feather from a young gull, I think. Enlighten me if I’m … Continue reading

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Visual Journal 3: Superhero


Oh, yes, this daily (for daily, read, striving for daily) visual journalling thing is proving to be a good idea. (I can hear a trillion-scrillion-to-the-power-of-infinity-and-more artists around the known and unknown universes, groaning, shaking their heads in disbelief and asking in unison: … Continue reading

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Inching Towards … Kalkmalerier: Danish Medieval Wall Paintings and Portable Altars


In the process yesterday of unearthing my collection of sketches, notes, drawings, paintings and other fragments – images I produced during the time I lived in France (shall I call that my French period, or leave that to future art historians?:))  I also … Continue reading

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Inch of the Day Monday 21 September 2015: Singing the Life Fantastic


I did an inch of thinking this morning and made an inch of headway on yesterday’s decision to do a backward synopsis of my novel–in–edit. I worked an inch of the allotment – under more than an inch of cold rain, … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook Project 2015: Surprise Extra Venues: Roselle, New Jersey and Governor’s Island Art Fair, New York


Just when I thought The Sketchbook Project 2015 tour of the US was over, I received an email telling me it would be touring to two additional venues. Continue reading

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