Friday, November 9, 2018

I have just read this statement from an artist and I thought ...WHAT?....see what you think.

"In constant exploration, (this artist's) work moves in different directions, approaching a variety of situations and dynamics. Embodied by an empirical investigation of the pictorial structure, where processes departing from spontaneous gestures evolve into elaborate and complex systems where improvisation...

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Today someone told me a story about a child who hadn't started speaking, yet was perfectly able to communicate. Instead of using words he created movements, and actions to describe things and people. The way he had picked up on a characteristic or mannerism and used this one thing to describe his family was, to my mind, amazingly creative and inventive. The words we use do not go anywhere near to...

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Below is an excerpt from an interesting article written in GQ about art speak, it lists a few phrases that might come in handy if you want to sound knowledgeable about art. Enjoy!

Useful art lingo: the GQ cheat-sheet

Visual energy

"For example, 'The colour relationships within this work give it a real sense of visual energy'."

Intimate

"Anytime someone in a photo or image is looking directly at you, yo...

Saturday, September 15, 2018

It's been a while since the show in Bristol, The Other Art Fair, and since then I have been busy painting pretty much non-stop. Yeh! 

The show was a great success not only because I sold a large painting to an amazing couple but because it made me realise that I need this. I'm not just talking about selling my work, which of course I absolutely do, but I need the other stuff that goes along with do...

Friday, July 6, 2018

Words don't come easily to me, they never have. Before I could speak I communicated through paint. My mother even told me that before I was walking, I disrupted an art activity my sisters were having by crawling over to their blanket covered with paper and paint and began to stick my podgy hands in the colour pots and then straight into my mouth.

Later, I would bypass the mouth and go straight to...

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