Spent the day photographing sample papers and other work and tidying up the studio. A bit trying – untidiness loves me, and follows wherever I go. While tidying, I was listening to Honest Doubt: The History of an Epic Struggle on … Continue reading
You can see my work exhibited at the following venues in May: 23rd May to 22nd June – Selected Works Michelle Walker’s Art Gallery, 17 High Street, Banff, AB45 1AN Opening Times Monday 12:00 – 17:00 Tuesday 12:00 – 16:00 Wednesday 12:00 – … Continue reading
Spent the weekend in the studio trying to improve upon photo images with the new camera….
A 30 day month of sundays would take 210 days to elapse. 210 is not the square of anything, so I settled for 196 or 14 squared = one month of sundays as long as the month is February, and … Continue reading
I discovered today that the wonderful Carol Farrow, who taught me very briefly on a paper making course at West Dean College, died at the end of February after a short illness. She really was a fount of knowledge and experience. And what a kind, … Continue reading
As I was wondering what to do with all the overbeaten pulp, an image of some ‘cup and ring’ marks came into my mind. I’d seen some carved on ancient stones in Argyll, but are many in Ireland and Northumbria. Apparently they occur at … Continue reading
Work is extremely frustrating. I’m struggling to deliver something accessible…maybe I should stop trying. On a slightly cheerier note, I got the hollander beater going, then overbeat (by several hours) the first lot of pulp. The only way is up…. … Continue reading