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Nature as Reliquary – or Cup Cake


Here are three recent eco prints on watercolour postcards, mounted on MDF board. Afterwards, I enhanced the prints with encaustic medium. Quite a process. I gathered the leaves to make the prints. I sandwiched the gathered leaves between the watercolour … Continue reading

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The Space of Possibility


I was supposed to write about Weybourne in this blog but in the meantime visited the Georgia O’Keeffe and Wilfred Lam exhibitions at Tate Modern. There’s a difference between viewing art in real life and online. The Internet has made it … Continue reading

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Trammels, the Cailleach, the Caim and the Gratitude Hot-Wire


By sheer synchronicity 🙂 just after posting my last blog – Beauty and Story in Unlikely Places – images of some of the exquisite works of artist Mary Snyder Behrens dropped into my email box. Trammels, she calls them. She … Continue reading

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Small Works on a Quantum Journey: Wax and the Wedjat Eye


I was asked – well, that’s my interpretation of the incident – in revisiting my artistic past, my dead ends – to pay attention to focus. Is focus the same as theme? As nouns, yes. Focus is also a verb. To focus. An action word. It requires the action of thinking. Deliberate thinking. The sort of thinking that requires deliberate action, deliberate arranging – taking control of – the space and time in which to think. Continue reading

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Pavillon Chinois Artist Book: On Curating, Scrying, Hydromancy, The Cup of Jamshid and Quantum Mechanics (Even)


If you click on Gallery II you’ll see instantly that the images I’ve used in the accordion artist book I just made (well, it’s not quite finished) arise from the images I produced for Pagoda, which began as photos of … Continue reading

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Plaster of Paris Encaustic Accordion Book: Image IV


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Plaster of Paris Encaustic Accordion Book: Image I


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Plaster of Paris Encaustic Accordion Book: Image V


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Plaster Encaustic Accordion Book: Image VI


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Plaster of Paris and Encaustic Accordion Book: Image VII


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