Monday, 30 December 2013

a de clutter

Seasons greetings, I hope everyone has enjoyed the Christmas holidays. It is back to work now and I found myself alone in the building all day. With the wind blowing a gale, Polly was on high alert with all the rustlings, bangs and crashes when the wind caught the doors, gates and all the other rattly bits around the studios. I spent much of today sorting, throwing away and re-arranging, a perpetual but essential activity (and there are no photos for fear of embarrassment!). As ever, I thought I would be there for a couple of hours and stayed into the evening. However I am pleased with the de cluttering so far and there is more to follow over the next few days. I have a stone sculpture taking an age to complete as I can only glue I piece of perspex at a time, it is nearly there! I also sanded a small wood sculpture, no difference to show in a photo so that can wait till it is finished, put some clay out onto a bat, marked out the next move/cut on another stone piece and just got myself back into the swing of things.

Monday, 16 December 2013

Dead Mac, again

Life has been a trifle taxing recently with my Mac taking yet another nose dive into oblivion with a spectacular breakdown last week; twice in 6 months is more than a little wearing. However it has been quite liberating having more time to draw and read. I am not sure that I would recommend this method of time saving.

Monday, 2 December 2013

Free Painters and Sculptors Open at the Menier Gallery

 Teah and Bollito - small clay pieces made as part of the AA2A award
Views of my sculpture at the Menier Gallery today, an amazing exhibition with a really varied selection of work. The Free Painters and Sculptors Society haven't had an 'Open' for a long time and this is such a fab show I look forward to many more. I hope this whets your appetite to come along and for artists to apply for the next one!