Category Archives: Drawing

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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Inch of the Day 3 September 2015: Inchie Energy, Inchie Music


Here’s another example of my ongoing explorations with a bleach pen.  Two more inchies. These were drawn onto inkjet prints, not fabric. I ironed these. The heat singed the bleach marks. And some images dropped into my mind, as I … Continue reading

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Inch of the Day 2 September 2015: Burning a Path


Yesterday’s Inch of the Day was a mark-making experiment using a tool I’ve had for a while and never used. It’s a bleach pen. I’ve altogether forgotten its original purpose, but the idea of using it dropped into my head a couple of days ago. I was astonished at what I found I could do with it. There’s lots of potential here. Continue reading

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Inch of the Day 1 September 2015


     

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