All posts tagged: spirit

He’s back

‘Why aren’t you drawing right now?’, ‘What sort of artist ARE you?’, ‘You don’t have anything to say’, ‘You’re too old to make it now’, ‘Who would be interested in THAT?’, ‘You can’t even draw a tree properly’. Ah, the inner critic has arrived again. […]

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From Alton Barnes 2 **SOLD**

When the sun is shining there’s almost nothing better than sitting on the side of a chalk down land, listening to the birds, and soaking up the vibrant energy all around. When I paint here, attuned to the place, I feel free. Connected. 70 x […]

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From Alton Barnes 1, May 24th – SOLD

When the sun is shining there’s almost nothing better than sitting on the side of a chalk down land, listening to the birds, and soaking up the vibrant energy all around. When I paint here, attuned to the place, I feel free. Connected. 70 x […]

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Enjoying the results of letting go

I’ve spent the morning in the Avebury World Heritage landscape enjoying the sun, listening to both my inner critic and the ‘other’ and allowing myself to let go. It’s difficult to paint REALLY freely in public, especially when you enjoy the paint so much you […]

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Struggle

A bit of experimentation, and a lot of artistic licence! I’m feeling a bit challenged by the enormity of the exhibition coming up. In fact, I’m in a constant state of self-doubt and worry. There are so many amazing artists out there that I just […]

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February Studies of Space

I’m moving more towards my exhibition in the summer (Corsham Arts Centre – more to follow on that!). I’m preparing more drawings and feeling more intimately about the sense of space, shape, colour and movement in our landscape in Wiltshire. Here are a few studies […]

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Identity

Thinking about my own identity brings up all sorts of questions around the ‘I’ that I’m referring to. People talk about the ego, like some sort of internal narcissist who’s always clamouring for attention and walking all over what’s left of our ‘self’. Is that […]

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