Tag Archives: fine art

Juggling Jobs

I’m frustrated at the moment by the lack of time spent on my art work and other related activities, such as visiting exhibitions. The problem is that I have to have a part time job to support myself and my … Continue reading

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Painting Process

I’m currently well under way working towards my next painting Pearl, but as yet I haven’t even begun to work on the final piece. I thought I’d use this blog post to talk about process, and why it takes me … Continue reading

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Shrinking Violet

My impending move to a new studio has renewed my drive to push my various projects forward. I always have such a massive list of things to get done, besides the actual making of artwork, that the work itself is, … Continue reading

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Moving

The studio I have been using alongside Michael Borkowsky since January has been unsuitable really, so we have decided to move to a new studio at Lion Works in Sheffield. I’m very much looking forward to working alongside other artists … Continue reading

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Revelations and Experimentations

Last week I went to see the degree show at Sheffield Hallam University. It was great to see a degree show one year on from my own. One of the most striking things about it was the way in which … Continue reading

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Block

I’ve been going through a tough time at the moment, and as much as I try not to let personal problems interfere with my professional life, I’m afraid to say that they are doing. However, I still have several projects … Continue reading

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Slow Progress

Study for Self Portrait July 2012 At last, I’ve had a break through with my self portrait project! You may remember from a previous post that I was considering how to get the embossed look for the background of my painting; well … Continue reading

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Banners

Stella Maris. Acrylic on canvas. 2012 My last complete painting was painted on a sheet of canvas and hung like a banner (see image). This gave reference to religious banners found in churches, and a secondary motive was the fact … Continue reading

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