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A new painting & digital painting edits! Oh and I have no idea what I’m doing

I love listening to podcasts in the studio, and today I was listening to an episode of The Savvy Painter Podcast with the artist Michael Mccaffrey. One of the things they spoke about during the episode was that Mccaffrey feels like he goes through a process frequently, whereby he will ‘get ideas, rules, [and] systems […]

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The start of my artist in residence at Bankside Hotel, London

I moved in today to this new studio in the centre of London. It hasn’t felt real until today; being in here, setting up, getting my things out, tidying, putting music on, being alone, and then starting to draw! It’s feels amazing – grounding, peaceful, I am in my natural habitat again!! The space is […]

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New map drawings and questioning their purpose

How can a modern map serve a ‘greater spiritual purpose’, rather than being for ‘mere geography’? https://www.amdigital.co.uk/about/blog/item/medieval-world-maps What could a map provide that the viewer/maker might need? Is it that something that can be decided? Or is it decided by the maker because it is what they need? (Which in this case is me!) Why […]

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Reading Susie Hamilton, selected and interviewed by Paul Newman for CBP.

Read the interview here. It is as if you encounter the abstract impact of a painting before you know what it represents. https://www.contemporarybritishpainting.com/susie-hamilton-artist-of-the-month/?fbclid=IwAR1Zd6IWI9NaPWs2DWGKZbizIrf7khhC0t6LKzp4_p8w5Jg1Eh3RJdqWfTE It’s fascinating the way she abstracts a familiar so much that becomes unfamiliar. And an unfamiliar scene we see with fresh eyes, seeing again for the first time the strangeness of the […]

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