Tag Archives: philosophy

on the edge of painting

some thoughts on the edge of painting, or maybe on the side of painting, a casual sideways glance at some things i have been working on.

edges of some some paintings i have been working on [stacked]
on the side of painting suggests support or encouragement, to keep going. on the edge of painting is the doubt [...]

painting practice

[painting sketchbook, 18 april 2014]
over the easter holiday break i started a new [larger] sketchbook and practiced some painting. these studies are my practice paintings. this painting looks like it could be a path through to a woodland glade.
paint what you see; paint what you feel; paint what you like;
or paint like no-one’s watching…

a mug’s game

hello reader, this is my all-time favourite mug…

[mug shot]
it’s a hornsea (lion) mug dating from the 1970s, a design created out of cut-up & collaged newsprint typography. unfortunately, i put this mug in in the microwave one day and after that it became a little bit crazed on the inside, and it was later resigned [...]