Category Archives: Art

INKY CONDITIONS – The Setlist

Received an email yesterday from a lovely person wanting a whole stack of prints from Inky Conditions. She’d patiently and generously spent, in her words, ‘a pleasant half hour’, selecting works on my website – and went on to send … Continue reading

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A Visitor Comment

At the Wirksworth show, a woman turned and looked through the crowd that had kindly squeezed into my exhibition space. She looked at, came over. Explaining the double-take, she explained – and recreated the double-take for me – she had … Continue reading

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Frames as Houses

As part of my upcoming exhibition at an Arts Festival here in Derbyshire, I’m going to be showcasing a new series of INKY CONDITIONS prints entitled A House Lives In Me. This is a kind of illustrational call-and-response piece with … Continue reading

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The Anniversary Benches, 2

A Creatively Different Wednesday takes me to the little woodshop, and more preparation of exhibition hardware. I’m becoming just as obsessed with making the stands and displays as I am about finalising prints, framing pieces and even producing more work. … Continue reading

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In Building Little Houses, I am Searching

In building little houses I am searching for the connections; the reasons. The why? and what they represent. This passage is a start, but I don’t think it’s the all. “And since, in all research concerning the imagination, we must … Continue reading

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Tiny Houses Too

To change the mood a little, I stared (beady-eyed with these brown peepers) some pallet wood blocks into the shapes of little houses. A Welshness of cottages happened. These have been a happy aside to an otherwise maladjusted week. I … Continue reading

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How Did I Get Here?

Exhibition, of a sort, coming up. I was thinking how the last time I showed work – like a show with its own poster and a degree of outlay – was, uh, way back in 1990. Imagine that. You weren’t … Continue reading

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