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A combination of an old theme with a new one.  Beehives have put in an appearance in my work since I saw a particularly handsome one in a clearing at one of my favourite haunts, St Loys Cove, some years … Continued

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 One of the challenges I’m encountering in my endeavours to portray rooks is that my subject is, to all intents and purposes, black.  Colour embodies an expressive potential, so if there is none in my subject, then I shall have … Continued

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More rooks!  I’m enjoying the dynamic quality these birds have when in flight, and when interacting with each other.  Sometimes they can be quite organised and languid, at others totally chaotic and frantic.  I can’t help feeling that I might … Continued

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More work on paper: it might seem unrelated to my last post, with regard to content anyway.  But I think there’s a link between dancers and birds.  A dancer and a bird in flight might both be described as poetry … Continued