Tag Archives: Monoprints

Bloganuary 27: What language do you wish you could speak? And The Shoah (Holocaust)


To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2020, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Senior Imam Qari Asim came together and wrote a special prayer intended to be used by people of any faith at their Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Bloganuary 2023: Day 9: What is the Most Memorable Gift You’ve Ever Received?


Sense and Sensibility (and I don’t mean the book).

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Bloganuary 3: My Earliest Memory


Today’s bloganuary prompt asks me to write about my earliest memory. I’m a day behind, truth be told. This was yesterday’s prompt. Personal stuff. My earliest memory dates to just before my first birthday. And I know it’s not supposed … Continue reading

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It’s Bloganuary Again and I’ve Guests in the House – George, Fiona and Elvis.


The Bloganuary prompt for today is predictable: I’m to write about what I want to achieve in 2023. One of the things I learnt from 2022 is that time marches on. And almost accidentally – perhaps subconsciously – I found … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Botanical Printing – the Last Art of 2022


“If you take myth and folklore, and these things that speak in symbols, they can be interpreted in so many ways that although the actual image is clear enough, the interpretation is infinitely blurred, a sort of enormous rainbow of … Continue reading

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Oku no Hosomichi: The Narrow Road to the Deep North: Curating Mountains


Mountain-rose petals Falling, falling, falling now… Waterfall music. Matsuo Basho https://www.azquotes.com The time came, a week or so back, to go through my jumbled mountain of sketches, scribbles and fits and starts, and curate it into some kind of order … Continue reading

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On Collage and the Loss of Wonder


“When we define the Photograph as a motionless image, this does not mean only that the figures it represents do not move; it means that they do not emerge, do not leave: they are anesthetized and fastened down, like butterflies.” … Continue reading

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Eve Fumes at that Snake – and on Paying Attention


I did something very silly. Shocking. Earlier in the year, I decided I was only going to post blogs to which I could attach the completed artworks that arose from the ideas expressed in the blog. And in so doing, … Continue reading

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Faerie Narrative: A Suite of Two Eco Prints


What the photos don’t show are the mica-like specs embedded in these papers, which are the cardboard backings of watercolour-faced boards, separated into sheets by peeling when wet. Some of the specs are pink. They glitter constantly reminding me of … Continue reading

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Encaustic in Progress


Still inching along my Plaster of Paris encaustic Pavillon Chinois images.  Here’s a section from one of the images I’ve been working on today. I printed the image onto TAP (Transfer Artist Paper) then ironed that onto acid-free tissue paper … Continue reading

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