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 […]

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 […]

Residency Reviewing

Residency Timetable Working backward in time, the latest being freshest in my mind. Featured image shows detail of a wall between Camberwell and South London Gallery, the location of our pop up show. Prior to the pizza outing (when we relaxed together at Caravaggio’s) we had had a final session togethe in which we followed […]