Pictopoiesis 2 video

Pictopoiesis 2 – shown with Pictopoiesis 1 at the Camberwell Common Room Pop up show 21st Marchn   note to self: transitions – possible to change – experiment with different themes.

Pictopoiesis – first video

Making my MPR video was a steep learning curve – which is what I like as I now have a new tool in the form of the video storytelling format. Also, I actually enjoyed doing the narration, which surprised me. My idea is to build up, improving as I go a series of very short […]

MidPoint Review – reflection

The trajectory for the next large painting is a reconnection with the time just before I began the MA course. The MidPoint Review has reminded me of all that has gone on over the last six months. I also get a feeling of how much more will be added to that before I finish the course. […]

The painting begins

In the first stage of the painting, I begin to set down shapes Shape: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shape_and_form_(visual_arts) Specifically, it is an enclosed space, the boundaries of which are defined by other elements of art. Shapes are limited to two dimensions: length and width. These shapes grow from within. Each one feels its own extension and is aware of […]

Exhibitions recap

Recap of exhibitions (3 so far) I have been included in since the beginning of the course, October 2017 Pop-up show – 1 day Wednesday 21 March 2018 Camberwell Common Room Gallery (this is a small space in A block) link to work exhibited: see previous post Two Girls Gallery, Peckham. Ist – 9th December 2017 […]

Pictopoiesis – first, short (under a minute) videos

The Mid Point review preparation introduced me to Adobe Spark, courtesy of Steph Bebbington, whose ready knowledge of such things is astounding. Gratitude to Steph! I found it very new to be working with something so already-smart as this little video generator. Thing is, all my life I have concentrated on creating paintings from a […]

Painting – a continuum

    A priority is to keep up the production of new paintings as a continuum. The internal discipline of my studio practice is very much in contrast to that of my attendance at and participation in the residency. My studio practice requires an intense self-discipline and internal energy to ensure that work is actually and continuously […]