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I’ve been watching rooks going quietly about their business, and I’ve witnessed them in an altogether more frantic and raucous mood.  This 60x60cm painting, painted last week, definitely falls into the latter category.

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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