Tag Archives: Painting

Illustration Friday: TEA

Tea – an epic tale thereof…

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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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Chicago Notes, 4. Two Museums

It’s impish of me to compare them, but I think what I’m really doing is comparing my behaviour, my state, in the both. At the queue-a-lot Art Institute of Chicago I’m all creeping, hushed and like I’m back in school. … Continue reading

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Lines about Carl Larsson

There’s a nice naughtiness in drawing a line between the Swedish artist Carl Larsson and the Sunday Express cartoonist ‘Giles’. (An additional niceness to find his first name, too, was Carl.) I grew up with those newspaper cartoons and the paperback annuals … Continue reading

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Green Revisited Pictures of Lantau

New photographs of old photographs. Hong Kong Scenes like the Extra-Room Dream. Old Lantau Island’s Chung Hau Village replayed – and a raining morning under a tin roof, way back in Tsoi Yuen Tsuen. Safely stored since the beginning and … Continue reading

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Posts from the Var Side, 2016 – 4. Soaked Through but Happy

Midweek it’s raining and I’m all about thinking ‘cool days in hot countries’, and of course the cool of rain. The market in the morning, where the smells are very different in the wet air; less of fruit and more … Continue reading

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Posts from the Var Side, 2016 – 3. Painting Spaces

Walls. Walks. There come moments when it’s difficult to know how accidental any of this may be. But the town continues to reveal its art. Meanwhile I’m still trying to figure out the boats, their spaces. In other news, the … Continue reading

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