That-has-been

We photograph things in order to drive them out of our minds. My stories are a way of shutting my eyes.-Franz KafkaI'd originally intended to write a post in relation to a family member and started as I normally do, looking for an image to feature. During this search it struck me that I had …

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Sight and Song # 2

Sight: View from the backseat, Dorset, 2012  Hazy sunrise through the windshield, a backseat passenger on the road to somewhere. Everything ahead and no need to look back, a summer of profound joy. There's something attractive about creating indistinct images, something unknowable seated at their core with edges blurred and softened. Contentment suffused in early morning light. …

Sight and Song #1

I've been playing with a few ideas for the blog and a result is'sight and song', something which combines two of my great loves - art and music. It's a mixture of an image, normally one of my own unless otherwise stated, and a song. Enjoy alongside each other or separately if you want to.  Sight: Unknown …

Lines.

This was a life drawing study I did about a year ago now. It was the first time I'd attended a class and a long time since I'd returned to art after my school years. I was nervous about what I could create in a room filled with cool, confident and arty students who held …