Category Archives: Art

The Fish Knives Box

We used to laugh about the affectation – the Beano-like, Victoria-Wood-ish joke of a family in possession of such finely-packaged airs and graces. Fish knives and fish forks. As if we’d ever sail further out than brought-in battered haddock or … Continue reading

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The Next Few Steps

In the first window of the charity shop there’s an acoustic guitar. A make I don’t recognise and the price is just a little high. In the next few steps I think about how Dad’s going into care for a … Continue reading

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Rhubarb for the People

I was planning a post about re-joining our local library – and what I found in there – but I’m gonna knock that over into the next one. Because mainly here’s a thing I made called Rhubarb for the People. … Continue reading

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Fox and Coffee

Third linocut. Worked at this one at some pace, drawing directly onto the lino, which suited me better, I think. Took a few goes to get the inking right, and even then, it’s not quite done the job for the … Continue reading

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Illustration Friday: TEA

Tea – an epic tale thereof…

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Illustration Friday: Ice

So this picture started life as a story of upstairs and down… “we don’t really know the neighbour downstairs (is dead)”. But overnight it became about a more obvious – and British, perhaps – detachment.

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Illustration Friday: Orange

So, last Friday’s topic popped up as ‘Orange’. Here’s my submission. This one’s made me happy from the start, with its folksy old flatness and fruit. First up – the full square of it, with the painting in the background. … Continue reading

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