Monthly Archives: May 2012

Brighton and Tom Hammick

Last week I visited Brighton. I had a detour to Hove to buy a beautiful printing roller from TN Lawrence, with a lovely brass frame. Then I went to Brighton A rt Gallery to see Dreams of Here New work … Continue reading

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Barn Galleries

This week I went to the exhibition at the Barn Gallery near Henley. Lovely place and lovely art. Especially enjoyed the pottery (really liked AKIKO HIRAI’s work) .    http://www.barngalleries.com/. The highlight was a great piece of video/installation art by DAVY … Continue reading

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Wood prints

When I was googling Nash (Looking for John) I discovered this artist http://www.bryannashgill.com/ and am entranced by the prints he makes of tree sections. It connects to my woodcut interests, and ‘found’ patterns in nature. Can see lots of bloggers have found … Continue reading

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Yayoi Kusama

Went to the Tate last night to see the Yayoi Kusama exhibition. Not as big as I expected, but she is so prolific so how could they fit everything in?. I love the dotty stuff, but it was also interesting … Continue reading

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Grappling with landscape

When  ask myself what I want to paint it is landscape, becuase I have such a strong reaction to it. Except landscapes are hard, and it is a genre that is ‘done’. What more could I possibly add? This week … Continue reading

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Third week of advanced painting

We were doing colour this week, and tone. I did three picutres, using colours from a painting and varying the tones. I used the same picutre as last week, but varied the composition  a bit.

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Sales in the Gallery

I’ve sold some work! Someone bought my large woodcut at the private view in the gallery; and then the next day someone bought two framed woodcuts. I also sold a solar plate etching of a photo of a dead gannet … Continue reading

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