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
At the moment the phrase digitachism brings no results on Google from which I guess that it is a term unused before now. I have coined the word to describe artwork made digitally but in the spirit of Tachism. Digital Tachism. "Tachism, French Tachisme, (from tache, “spot”), style of painting practiced [sic} in Paris after … Continue reading Digitachism
Four Enchanted Spaces
Again inspired by nature and infinity this series celebrates the magical aspects of the world around us.
The final image in the series 4 Enchanted Spaces Mixed media and acrylic paint and medium with embedded objects on cement on canvas 20" x 20" 2014
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
The Grass is Always Greener
Acrylic and mixed media with embedded organic materials in cement on canvas. 20" x 20" 2014
“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
Mixed Media and Acrylic on cement on canvas. 20" x 20" 2014
Before The Fall Cement, mixed media and collage on canvas 20" x 20" Genesis is an allegory. It describes the transition of the human race from a state of innocence…. They were initially unaware of their own mortality; they had little or no concept of right and wrong. After the transition they had a moral … Continue reading In Progress
Acrylic medium and paint, mixed media on cement on canvas. 20" x 20"
Once Upon A Time
Acrylic and acrylic medium, cement, mixed media on canvas. 20" x 20" 2014
For Ever and Ever
Acrylic medium, acrylic paint, cement, mixed media on canvas 20" x 20" 2014
Everything Under the Sun
A look back to this from 1990 to help move current work forward. Pastel and collage A2 on paper.
By What Feint
Nearing completion, very difficult to photograph without reflection. With gloss acrylic and gold paper collage Acrylic paint on canvas with mixed media 8" sq x 1" deep.