Monthly Archives: April 2016

I would walk a thousand feet for you….

Sometimes the stars align or perhaps a stray cosmic ray hits the right neuron in the brain but things just work out well.  Today was one of those days and you just have to sit back and enjoy the feeling…it … Continue reading

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16 years ago

If I die before I wake…the first line of the lyrics of a Heaven is a halfpipe which I haven’t heard in years.  I have just Googled it and it seems that this was a hit of sorts in 2000, 16 … Continue reading

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Wooo they shot me

Neither of these images were meant to turn out the way they did – the first has the feel of a memento mori which was the further from the intention when I started.  I say intention of course when the only … Continue reading

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In Praise of Sketching

Over the weekend there was a whole lot of hot air and guff raised about the ban on sketching in a recent V&A exhibition.  Now there are arguments on both sides but the truth is that one of the reasons … Continue reading

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Bagging The Duchess

No this isn’t some form of sexual encounter or drugs slang…instead it is much more mundane – visiting locations where the 2008 film The Duchess was filmed.  For those of you who might have missed this rather enjoyable film it … Continue reading

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Something’s got a hold of me

Spent a couple of days in the west country which, as you can see, turned me all touristy.

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The first to last

I know this is an almost pointless thing to do but I’m going to do it anyway these two images represent the bookends to one months output using the Apple Pencil and Procreate.  This is grossly distorted on one level … Continue reading

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Back to the future

I guess we all must reach that point sometime in our lives.  The point when just because something is new doesn’t actually mean you are getting a better experience or in this case better software.  Over the past 12 months … Continue reading

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We can do the tango just for you…

Many years ago I was taught about amplification circles which, and I guess this should come as no surprise means something completely different today than when I was taught about them – well at least according to Google.   Back … Continue reading

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The sky is dark, the winter cold

There is a certain thrill we all get when something works out better than you had hoped….so it is with these drawings.  They are based on paintings by Anders Zorn, a Swedish painter who can be best described as John … Continue reading

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