Illusion of Inclusion

Mixed media and acrylic on canvas 40cm sq There are barriers some are subtle others plain. A net is more than a barrier, it catches and holds. The frayed edges soften the impact; maybe they are time worn, as if by tradition. The net sorts and separates, being caught in the net is being caught … Continue reading Illusion of Inclusion


Bare Roots and Other Things Unearthed

Bare Roots I A series of three small (8"sq) paintings using mixed media and cement on canvas. Bare Roots II Bare Roots III Bare Roots; the origins revealed or left by paring to the essentials. Again this concerns beginnings. A continuation from the ‘grass roots’ series, these pieces rely more on composition and texture and … Continue reading Bare Roots and Other Things Unearthed

Grass Roots

A series of four small (8"sq) paintings using mixed media and cement on canvas. Grass Roots: the origin or basis of something; the basic or primary concept, rule, part, or the like. Again this concerns beginnings. Each piece started with a fragment of grass root from local moorland. These pieces also use collaged fragments of … Continue reading Grass Roots

Infinity Quartet

“If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro' narrow chinks of his cavern.” ― William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell “The unexplainable thing in nature that makes me feel the world is … Continue reading Infinity Quartet

All Nature Faithfully

Turning Over A New Leaf A return to digital manipulation. This is based on a mono print from a leaf scanned and digitally layered. The notion of the infinite in Nature continues as a theme. It is interesting how the tree motif emerges from the leaf veins almost of its own volition. I have always … Continue reading All Nature Faithfully