Artist Blog

another day in lockdown

So many things are happening but we still can’t go anywhere. This week has been intense. Began with the last of my Synthesis and Sound course. I have been a bit disappointed with this, it was so unstructured and unfocused. I am sorry not to have learnt very much as I was hoping that it [&helli...
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3d Printing Tiny Text

When I decided I would like to learn 3d printing, never did I realize how complicated the process would be. First, I had to decide what type of printer would be best. I went into this with a slight bias towards a resin printer already, but after researching various models my decision to get a [&hell...
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In the middle of things

I am in the middle of my sound course, Synthesis and the Environment. I picked up a few things in the first week – different ways of doing things, other programmes to use, artists to listen to but this week has been different. Last night, we did a huge recording, of our environments, feedback,...
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Is Your Studio Tidy?

My studio is not ideal but I’m lucky to have one at all. It has plenty of daylight and faces north/south. There is storage and shelves and a work surface – even a place to store clean large sheets of paper. My problem is myself.  I sometimes take out pieces of equipment to use in [&hell...
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The Picture

The photo tells a story. I am not sure of the size of the original painting. I am familiar with the picture from books and the occasional post card. Why should I tell you the story. Artworks have their own language: if I am going to paint a picture for you it would tell a […]...
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Holed Up

The reminder of the hold up in everyday life is ever present. My mind is holed up, it is a hole where things seem to disappear into and not come out. The strangeness of the great opportunities that this situation has created has become onerous. I feel both less and more.   Artistness is a [&hel...
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Interesting Marks

I like the gaps in the lines produced by a previous print This tool produced different weights of line and dots as well   Delightful swirls full of movement Swirly free marks made with a different tool   Scratchy lines with a soft undertone in the background    ...
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