From pulp to paper – trees in art

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in Tools, Trees

Trees have become increasingly useful as a device in my work. They’ve always interested me; I’m drawn not only to their appearance, but also to their diversity of form and function, both in art and life. In my images they function in a variety of ways. They lead the eye to a focal point; often they serve to […]

In Black and White

Posted by on Oct 6, 2014 in Fauvism, Influences, Process, Tools

From the studio – another note on process: Recently I have been taking both coloured and black and white snapshots of works in progress and looking at them together. This is proving to be a useful tool in my work process. It came about as a result of looking through an old book on Fauvism and discovering that many […]


Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 in Tools

My Canon Ixus 500 HS is an indispensable tool in my kit.  It’s a new acquisition and designed for the hopeless amateur photographers like me. It’s a simple point and click digital camera and yields a very acceptable image, for my purposes.  I use it to record visual snippets during days out of the studio which […]