Month: May 2018

  • “The Writing is on the Wall”

    “The Writing is on the Wall” – acrylic, ink on paper. 50cm. x 70cm. In this chaotic painting my prime intent was to include text, I am not sure why. Maybe it is out of concern about my worsening handwriting, or more likely because I am now able to include text with a certain authority. […]

  • “Steady Hands – Lost Neurons”

    Acrylic and ink on 300gsm paper. 50cm. x 70cm. Recognisable motifs or symbols have become recurring elements in my works. New symbols often appear as a painting developes and if relevant, they remain. The hands developed from vague distant memories of junior school art, (when we would draw an outline around our hands to be […]

  • “Scribbling”

    “Scibbling”, Acrylic and Ink on paper. 50cm. x 70cm. Another painting in my ‘Parkinson’s’ series of works. Composed of many layers, laden with symbolism and memory, from the blackboard in earlier layers to the egg in the foreground. It recalls the thrill as a young schoolboy is introduced to pots of coloured paints, comparing that […]

  • “Helter Skelter”

    “Helter Skelter” – Acrylic and ink on paper, 50cm. x 70cm. The title came from the sixties White Album, but the image was inspired by a recent Paul Macartney concert. Could I be going around in circles on this hectic fairground slide?  Where the satisfaction of conquering one challenge of Parkinson’s disease, is soured by frustration. […]