Artist Blog

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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Life as it is now

Still trying to make the most of my mentoring time. My website needs amending but I can’t get my head around doing it. Perhaps I am not doing enough work!! I begin my sound course next week, Synthesis and Environment, so perhaps this new information will help me articulate my practice.   ...
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What influences you as an artist?

I made my choices. SOOOOO hard. I chose items from my life that I still own.  They all related to art and design but with one exception were not fine art.  My choices included a few from 1930s with mainly German influences and some related to modern technology.  Some clever people chose paintings...
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recording

Session with Zoom H6 field recorder. On the premises for some time but finally got around to having a go. Difficulty In doing a  overdub  hopefully sorted for next time with a YouTube lesson. Pleased with general sound quality of  voice and guitar through headphones.  Got several pointers for fu...
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chords 2

‍Another interesting one is Strange Brew featuring E7 ♯9 (the so called Hendrix chord) followed by (2 frets down) D7 ♯9. Also thanks to Yves for re igniting my interest in Let it Be. 4 straight forward chords, I IV V and vi, fun to play in as many different keys as poss.‏...
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blogs

Ha. That was fun trying out colours and features. Had to be told what a blog was and enjoyed posting that last one. Is it possible to add fonts so that I can get music symbols? Looks like you can paste from Word at least. ♭♮♯½    ...
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