Category Archives: Drawing

Mark Making, The Zen of Seeing, the Byzantine Monocondyle and the Seven Bridges of Königsberg


Warning: really long blog coming up. (I had to do a really long poetic walk this time). The quote opening my blog of 29 August was from  The Zen of Seeing: Frederick Franck. Intrigued, I sent for the book. In parallel … Continue reading

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Working Like Snow


“Like Snow
Suppose we did our work
like the snow, quietly, quietly,
leaving nothing out.”

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Drawing-in the Withdrawn – Drawing in Meta-Meaning Mode


“I am an excitable person who only understands life lyrically, musically, in whom feelings are much stronger than reason. I am so thirsty for the marvelous that only the marvelous has power over me. Anything I can not transform into … Continue reading

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M(ann) Meets M(ann) in Stamford


I had to be in Lincolnshire a couple of weeks back and dropped in on Lincoln. The first and last time I visited Lincoln’s cathedral was a staggering 46 years ago. All I could recall of that visit was the … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Fan


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Weybourne, Roger Ackling and Transfiguration


I wrote recently about my discovery of the late artist and teacher Roger Ackling. An article about Ackling in Resurgence & Ecology magazine had intrigued me; it was a review of a book –  Between the Lines –  memorials and … 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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Visual Journal


For some time I’ve thought I ought to be making a daily visual journal to replenish my well of images (image wells drain away very quickly, need constant refilling) and decided yesterday to begin. I’ll post a day behind, to … 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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Inch of the Day 6 September 2015


       

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