Monthly Archives: January 2016

26 January

25 January

I have been experimenting with drawing on gessoed paper.  The sun has been shining and we have had a couple of frosty mornings, so went out early and did these two drawings on the gessoed paper using graphite and oil. … Continue reading

30 January

Today I have been thinking about artists’ books.   This is something that I really enjoy making.  There is a sense of expectation and excitement when turning the page and seeing an image and it allows for telling a story … Continue reading

Works on paper fair. 11 – 14 February 2016

I shall be exhibition some new work with Coombe Gallery at the Works on Paper Fair, Royal Geographical Society, Exhibition road, London SW7.   Included will be the rose ‘Thinking of you’ and the String of white onions.  

24 January

The trees and banks are barely visible in the fog up here this afternoon.   All colour seems to have disappeared into varying tones of mould.  

23 January

The River Dart.  The sun has just gone down behind Holne wood.  The river is very full and flowing fast, hard to imagine swimming here in the summer.      

20 January

Slapton Ley.  It is the largest fresh water lake in the South West and is separated from the sea by a two mile stretch of shingle beach.  I used to live about half a mile away and walked here and … Continue reading

18 January

The old quarry at Heytor..  Reflections on the quiet water concealing the years of labour.  

January 14 – 17

Thursday afternoon walk up Rippon Tor. A cold north wind is cutting my face so I am drawing this while sheltering behind a stone wall.  The grass is always a deep Naples yellow on this side of the Tor and … Continue reading

January 17

Printmaking today. Rather grey outside but the fire is lit and it is very cosy indoors. This is an etching on steel of the water meadows at Minsmere and someone enjoying the fire.