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A pomegranate a day

My personal directive of a drawing a day had taken a rest for far too many days! So woolbegone am I. I’ve re-arranged my tables and banished some of the wool baskets, and set up my drawing and painting corner in my studio.  The pomegranate that I had picked carefully from the produce stand three […]

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Enormities

I once heard an Irishman say that “Life is the vast expanse that lies between the great enormities of  birth and death”. The past month in the world has certainly been a time to reflect on the thrust and tenacity of the human condition. I can’t make art about disasters.  But there is dark and […]

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Drawing and painting

Fibre Diversion Diverted

I’ve been cajoling myself for obsessing just a little too much about  fibre, …and knitting.. and fibre.. and NOT drawing and painting. Just as I’m settling down to paint the withering skunk cabbage that’s been banished to the kitchen porch, and have all my pastels out and my golden yellows smudging my fingers, – a […]