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Developing old ideas – new artwork
We recently turned our dining room into a temporary art studio so that we could flex our muscles before embarking on another Spanish arty trip with our friends. Pushing all the furniture back and spreading paint tubes like heavy confetti is rather liberating. It gives our house a "working" feel. One with a few rough… Continue reading Developing old ideas – new artwork
Swords and skulduggery – Caravaggio as James Dean.
For there to be a biography there has to be a story. It is no surprise then that there have been several biographies of Caravaggio, because the story is full of adventure and intrigue. It is a story of rogues, thieves, prostitutes, power and the underworld. Andrew Graham-Dixon says in his excellent biography of the… Continue reading Swords and skulduggery – Caravaggio as James Dean.
Is it art or a shower curtain?
As promised, the story of the art from our Paint Andalucia trip. Casting our eye back to the beginning and my Garlic Bulb practice it is worth saying that this was my comfort zone. Pen and ink. Something you recognise. I understood it. Yet one of my great passions is abstraction. Experimentation. Pushing the boundaries… Continue reading Is it art or a shower curtain?
Sun, sangria and a dash of paint……..
So, good morning blog fans, back after a week or so in the lovely sunshine of southern Spain where the Monkey’s keeper and I have been painting the landscapes around us with Paint Andalucía. Suffice to say we had a great time and more stories will come out as the week(s) go by. Fi and… Continue reading Sun, sangria and a dash of paint……..