Category Archives: photography

Seasons Greetings

Another year almost over and what a year it has been.  A trip down a step (no alcohol was involved)  back in July has seen me incapacitated for the past 5 months and while walking is now possible, if only … Continue reading

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A Gathering of Flowers

For the past few months I have been working on putting together an art exhibition in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society Wisley Garden herbarium (https://www.rhs.org.uk/science/conservation-biodiversity/conserving-garden-plants/rhs-herbarium/collections-in-the-rhs-herbarium).  The idea for this first came to me almost 2 years ago when purely by … Continue reading

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A very modern religion and the youth of today

Damien Hirst is an artist guaranteed to divide opinion, but like him or loathe him if there is a chance to see some of his work you should go, if only to find out what all the fuss is about. … Continue reading

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Jack

Some time ago (may be as far back as 2012 or 2013) I posted a short tutorial about how to make a simple 3 colour reduction linocut.  I am going to repeat some of that information here when I explain … Continue reading

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Art is not a mirror

First of all this is a milestone in blogging for me, this is my 200th post!  I have been waiting a while before making this post, as I wanted it to be a special one and as I have just … Continue reading

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More Turner than Turner

Cold, windy and definitely Wintery, it was really the perfect day to visit the John Virtue exhibition “The Sea” which recently opened at the Towner Gallery in Eastbourne.  I have been rather looking forward to this particular show,  although disappointed … Continue reading

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The making of an exhibition

Recently I have been very busy with the organisation of a new art exhibition of work by a group I belong to.  We call ourselves Ten (although there are actually only nine of us) and the name came from the … Continue reading

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