I’ve been trying to decide whether to do a review of 2016. On the one hand, just a horrible, ghastly year with some icons passing away and hideous events occurring (Brexit, Trump, Syria, etc. etc.). But on the other hand, I joined a writers group, became more active on my blog (gaining more followers and a heap of views – up seven-fold on 2014 & … Continue reading 2016 – get in the bin
We think it begins as a blank canvas But there are already textures and imperfections That influence the likely picture. A messy conflict of hues emerges; But then develops, favouring particular motifs and shades Interspersed with slashes of vivid unpredictability. Towards the finish it’s calmer, settled, Fine brushwork highlighting favourite elements. In the end, if we’re lucky, We’re framed in wood and admired in reflective … Continue reading Still Life?
I was rooting through the loft looking for a few things and came across some interesting bits and bobs which I thought I’d share on here, because (a) it’s easy – literally “here’s one I prepared earlier” and (b) you’re not my real dad, you can’t tell me what to do. The first item is a rather good way of creating a promo poster, based on an … Continue reading My Old Art