Leonora’s Death Bird in the Valley of the Shadow of Elisabeth Frink

As the deadline for the Knitting Time exhibition approaches I am making final adjustments to detail; colouring drawings; making linocuts and finishing a series of large oil paintings. I’ve relished the opportunity Knitting Time has given me to make big paintings again. Leonora’s Death Bird is part homage to the work of Leonora Carrington. She … [Read more…]

Slipping in and out of breakfast

I’m in the run-up to the exhibition now, feeling nervous and daunted, I guess, but also optimistic that it will all come together. And that people will come and give the work some critical appreciation. I’ve always found exhibiting the hardest part of being artist. It’s like making a journey to the factory where dreams … [Read more…]