Monthly Archives: July 2013

Recent work: Visitors who come to see

There are people traipsing in and out of here. They have come to look and maybe to buy. That’s all great and part of the plan. But, it can be very disruptive to my usually cherished and unimpeded work schedule. … Continue reading

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Recent Work: Hot weather silliness

Once again, I am in my studio on a Friday afternoon pretty much out of gas. I have to finish a large work and so all the lights are on, making the place blazing hot. So, what to do? Fool … Continue reading

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Recent Work: Chat Martian

This is a charcoal drawing, heightened with white on a prepared surface. Those who spent time studying art history and, in particular, the drawings done in the 15th and 16th century will know what I am talking about with this … Continue reading

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Recent Work: Italian Hill Village

This imaginary landscape is done in Post-Impressionistic style, something that I don’t believe is my usual thing. It was done with a thought that it would be a gift for an old friend of mine. He is a noted scientist … Continue reading

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Drawing as painkiller

Drawing is the only way to survive long, boring meetings. For many years, I had a day job that paid the rent but was peppered with long, boring meetings. These were particularly awful because the individual running them used them … Continue reading

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