Age in the Frame: Post 3 – 11/02/19

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in AGE IN THE FRAME

What’s in a number?

Age in the Frame: Post 2 – 12/01/19

Posted by on Jan 12, 2019 in AGE IN THE FRAME, BECOMING OLDER, Process

A youthful response to old age:   

Age in the Frame: Post 1 – 6/12/18

Posted by on Dec 8, 2018 in AGE IN THE FRAME

  Script paper, pencil on paper 35.5 x 26.5 cm   Diary visual – a paper ‘sketch’ if you like – describing my current response to carrying out my study on longevity. Spending a lot of time, in this phase of the study, travelling and interviewing, so words predominate.

Summer Paintings

Posted by on Aug 6, 2017 in Constructed Paintings, Painting

I had that summer feeling when these two constructed paintings were made recently. Indulging in the sheer joy of colour.   Summer?  Really??  

open sketchbook – 2 August’17

Posted by on Aug 2, 2017 in drawing, Meaning, Open Sketchbook, Works on paper

Pondering about connections of various kinds, so back to the sketchbook, as usual, to figure things out…


Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Painting

Recently completed landscape in the constructed painting series.

open sketchbook – 14 June ’17

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Open Sketchbook

Facade and lattice working sketches. Reduction… Reduct.. Red.

open sketchbook – 29 May ’17

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Open Sketchbook

E.’s senility is worsening.  Lurks constantly in the back of the mind. Influence on frames and lattice works.  


Posted by on Apr 24, 2017 in Exhibitions

Michaelangelo Buonarotti and Sebastiano del Piombo were two masters of colour.  They became a team.   An excellent article by Amica Sciortino Nowlan and an unmissible exhibition at the National Gallery (closes on June 25th)

Memory Loss

Posted by on Mar 27, 2017 in Uncategorised

Memory loss – all that is precious, personal, self-defining gradually sifts away. Recall becomes a desperate, grasping exercise in utter futility. Personal experience of  those who have memory loss has fuelled my exploration of this cruel aspect of the human condition.  What better material than paper, with its many different characteristics, in which to express some thoughts about […]