‘I’ve been seein’ someone else’

27 Jun

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I’ve been seein’ someone else.

Oil painting, 2014

‘I don’t solve problems, I just televise them’ – an oil painting

27 Jun

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Oil painting from a TV still of the Jerry Springer show.

My sketchbook this term

8 Apr

Here’s a look into the developing work in my sketchbook, made over the last 3 months… My practice at the minute is exploring ideas of human interactions, particularly those ‘staged’ ones we are presented with in so-called ‘trash tv’ shows such as Jerry Springer.

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taking a line for a walk

28 Jan

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Video

A4 Portrait.

8 Jan

A video piece made on my fine art course at uni. Exploring ideas of language, drawing, and the relationship between ability and disability.

drawings on my studio wall

26 Nov

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Amateur Alchemy

24 Nov

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I’ve tried and tried in vain to get oil paints to work for me. They’re slow, I’m inpatient. However I was forced to try again in a painting workshop last week, and dare I say it, I might be slowly starting to come round to the idea of working in oils.

Firstly, why did I never consider using acrylic for the under-painting before?! It seems so obvious now, that with it drying so much faster than oils, I can start the actual painting so much quicker now – even the same day! Secondly, I never knew all of the possibilities when it comes to oil paint mediums. To hear that you can add a fast drying medium to the paint, which could leave it try overnight was the best news I’ve ever heard! We also learnt about mixing up paints from pigment – I love the way that it feels like making potions when you’re a kid. Mixing up pigment, medium and turps in old jars and tins from the kitchen felt like some kind of colourful, amateur alchemy.

 

Craft Schmaft

Making Happy

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musings on mental health

There's something about rainbows

- because colours are just awesome

Trash Culture Journal

An open-access academic journal on all things trash

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