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


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

Golden Flux

The third image in a series of Enchanted Spaces. Two ideas collided here. I was seeing the image as a poetic visualisation of 'The Field of the Cloth of Gold', evocative and romantic words reaching beyond the Tudor history. These visualised perhaps as a banner above glinting armour with an earthy ground. The hearaldry of a … Continue reading Golden Flux

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