A brief revision of my vision
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November 12, 2014

A. Schmoozing your artwork to the auctions through the back door.  B. Pissing in the wind.  C. Life is like a box of choclits. If you would like a musical accompaniment in viewing this piece, may I suggest this:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDKGkWU0lWQ                   8ft x 4ft, distressed beading & ply, varnish […]

March 30, 2014

A Virus With Shoes I started making this ottoman several years ago, made my way halfway through it, cocked it up, moved house twice, then got back on it recently. I acquired the wood to make the box from an old library, painted it a lovely deep green, plushed out the inside with crushed velvet, […]

March 1, 2014

“An Ode to Monty / Just to Make You Smile”Spray paint, 1Shot enamels & Acrylics on canvas, 46″x19″ Tyfodd y ffwlbri hwn o jôc wnes i rannu gyda ffrind ynglyn a sgêts Monty Python ‘Military Fairy’ a ddaeth yn arwyddair o fath am gyfnod ac aros yn fy mhen hyd at y pwynt lle roedd […]

February 26, 2014

Giddy:  An Allegory Mae’r darn hwn yn alegori o natur gylchol cyfalafiaeth mewn cymdeithas fodern yr ydym i gyd yn euog o’i gario mlaen.Yn cael ei rannu mewn acen Lerpwl  – dinas gall yn hawdd cael ei galw yn ddinas mwyaf sosialaidd Prydain. I painted this triptych recently, I’d had the wood for ages and […]

September 5, 2013

Book Review: Sign Painters by Faythe Levine & Sam Macon Levine, F. Macon, S (2013). Sign Painters. New York: Princeton Architectural Press. This book may never have happened if truth be told. We only have to look around our immediate environment, anywhere in the western world, to see the wash of tawdry vinyl signs that ruin […]

August 28, 2013

Hand Painted House Sign I painted this house sign last week using 1Shot paints as a birthday gift. It has a Chamois background with Robin Egg Blue and Aqua sides, Kool Crimson lettering (taken from the amazing Lettera 4 font book by Armin Haab & Walter Haettenschweiler from the 1960’s), Sublime Green & Medium Brown […]

July 29, 2013

All Fingers and Thumbs I was asked to make some traditional wooden direction hands several weeks ago and had never done so before, so I made these. It took me a couple of days but I’ve now got the template set to make other ones and I’ve thought of some cool ideas to incorporate making […]