Category Archives: Artist Sketchbooks

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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Inch of the Day 9 September 2015: Horizontals and Verticals: Walkers and Watchers


An enigmatic title. Words – they come into your head … Continue reading

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