There’s a long tradition of poetry inspiring art. Finding focus and inspiration early in an art career is challenging. In fact the two needs can lead you into opposite directions. It’s easy to follow whims and do what takes your fancy but the truth is … Continue readingPoetry inspiring Art – finding direction
A return to Quarry Bank Mil for this weeks work in progress. The central courtyard to be precise. A decidedly wonky structure, but all part of it’s charm! And I’m only going a little cross-eyed doing it! There might be some choice language emanating from … Continue readingWork in Progress
The New Year might have started slowly. But it’s gaining momentum Here’s my first painting of 2013 Lots of crumbling brick and barbed wire… I’m still struggling with the title so I’ve gone for the obvious. I might add a bit more to the foliage … Continue readingFirst Painting of 2013 – Swan Mill
So how did the Mill painting go? Well there was a little more painting to reach… Stage 3 Followed by a little more until… The Final Stage – Completion. I admit to a large dose of Artistic license here. I’ve done some deforestation so you … Continue readingFinishing a Painting: Quarry Bank Mill revealed.
Ever get bored doing the same old thing? In order to get good at anything repetition is important. Practice makes perfect as they say. But when you do the same thing all the time, no matter how much you enjoy it. Doing something different is … Continue readingTime for a Change Perhaps? Collage Mills
After Tuesday’s post I was inspired. So I’m starting a regular Saturday feature called Expect the unexpected! What other odd images are lurking around? I regularly come across things that make me think. Some make me smile or laugh. Others are just so amazing or … Continue readingExpect the unexpected! Musical Mills?