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Even More Home-Made Paintbrushes


“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them as an artist.” Pablo Picasso

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More Home-Made Brushes


Though comical to look at, I do like the double-ended home-made brush with shuttlecock at one end and paper bag handles at the other. I had this plastic tube in my stash of stuff waiting to become useful. I decided … Continue reading

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Handmade Paint or Dye-Paste Brushes


I’ve been dying (and dyeing) to hand-make some brushes for a long time. The drawing – below – is part of an ongoing exploration of the pond in my garden. This was initially for textile work, but since my return … Continue reading

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A Return to Painting II


This is the second in my series of 12″x12″ (c30xc30cms) acrylic painting series ‘L’Isle-Adam’. (Despite the fact it’s labelled ‘L’Isle-Adam IV’!) It isn’t as grainy as this but it has been enormously difficult to photograph and this is the best … Continue reading

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