Month: December 2016

  • Abstractions.

    Memories, looking for birds nests as a young boy in a Celtic landscape, “Too long ago”, remind me of the little Yellowhammer.  Fascinated by markings on its eggs, we boys called it the “Scribbling Master”. Random scribbled markings on its shells appeared to be drawn with a frenzied fine nibbed pen. “Scribbling Master” The egg […]

  • “Scrumping”

    Acrylic on 300 gsm. paper, 50cm. x  70cm. Boyhood memories of “scrumping”, an exciting, albeit unlawful, seasonal pursuit where young village boys would secretly raid farmers orchards with the goal of pilfering apples. There was always the danger of being caught. I begin painting with a process of applying multiple layers of colours and random shapes […]