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A few things to note before going to exhibitions next week (and I hope blogging about them) . Firstly my son has finished the first 2 wooden frames for my 2d work ; The idea with (largely) his design was … Continue reading

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Albert Moore : Of Beauty & Aesthetics , York Art Gallery until 1st October

Another rewarding exhibition – things are looking up ! I expected this to be akin to Frederick Leighton’s work or even Alma-Tadema’s – very staid late Victorian academicism with Arcadian settings excusing the semi nudity and lots of repressed eroticism … Continue reading

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Before trying to get back into some daily work I thought I’d get together the 2d art materials which I have and see what colours I can use to expand what I do with watercolour pencils . My course in … Continue reading

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Local exhibitions week – Part 4

Yesterday we went with a Quaker group on an afternoon trip to the Yorkshire Sculpture Park just outside Wakefield . This is always worthwhile because it is so huge . There are usually several special exhibitions in various buildings as … Continue reading

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New home , new workspaces

We have been in York now for about 6 weeks and predictably there are still boxes all over the place , although not as many . I need space for drawing/painting/collage/calligraphy , for ceramics and for textiles . The house … Continue reading

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Claughton Pellew exhibition at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery

We were in Norwich for a day after visiting my sister who lives nearby and discovered this post WW1 artist some of whose work had just gone on temporary exhibition in the galleries¬† devoted to artists with Norfolk connections (Crome … Continue reading

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Critical Reflection/Taking Stock/What The Hell Am I or Was I Doing ?

1¬† Where am I ? I’m 62 , living in Yorkshire , UK and call myself an artist . I do have a huge portfolio (see my ceramics , textiles and 2D pages) but have sold very little of anything … Continue reading

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