Tag Archives: storytelling

Opening the Sky, Again

Way over a year overdue, and not for want of trying, we finally secure the services of a garden guy. The old ones have retired; the ones we ask to quote tell us prices which bear no resemblance to the … 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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Cometh the INKY CONDITIONS

Putting Christmas back up the loft, into argumentative boxes. In the ensuing mental clarity (the rush of the roof’s air) a realisation that if people don’t know me then they cannot know me. Thus goes the gift with which I … Continue reading

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Le Chat, Oh!

Dramatically depicted wholly for your understanding, I wanted to relate about how there was a cat. And for the specific en-capturement of mice, this cat did stay very still and all up in the manner of a house. A chat-eau, … Continue reading

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The Swan, the Shoes

The man who comes to do our trees and hedges, neatly, roughly once a year, is telling me about one of his daughters. Coming up to 48, she’d never been abroad. And so for that birthday (this was just last … Continue reading

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Illustration Friday: Party

Crappy old week with a wind blowing through it, but hey – keepin’ that drawing muscle toned. This week’s theme over at Illustration Friday is ‘Party’. I just let this scene emerge as I sketched. Two versions here, as I … Continue reading

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