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sketches

earlier this week i was at oxford’s natural history museum and pitt rivers museum, accompanied by 40 art students from the college where i lecture. the objective being for them to gather visual reference for their first project of the … Continue reading

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toys 2

this is a quick follow up to the last post.  with the intention of producing a series of images for exhibition, i continued to draw from my daughter’s toys using my ipad pro and apple pencil.  the three new drawings … Continue reading

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toys

i got a couple of new toys this week – after thinking it over for longer than i care to admit and researching a lot over the last few weeks, i finally bought an iPad Pro. i bought an apple … Continue reading

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sketches from exhibitions 2

this is another post collecting together some work from my sketchbook.  i started making a point of drawing sculptural work when visiting galleries and exhibitions – capturing in two dimensions things that should fundamentally be seen in three.  some of … Continue reading

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riso printing @ rope press

i recently attended a riso zine workshop at the splendid rope press in birmingham.  i’d been wanting to attend one of their workshops to learn a bit more about and have a go at the risograph printing process for a … Continue reading

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handmade boutique

“handmade boutique is a collective of midlands based independent designers that make beautiful lifestyle products and gifts for all ages.” their store in the touchwood shopping centre of solihull recently relocated and reopened and i’m proud to say that they … Continue reading

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online shop launch

my online shop is finally live – having been a link from my website to an empty store front on etsy for quite a while now, the shop went live recently on tictail.  i had a lot of help with … Continue reading

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squeeze (part 2)

i thought it was about time i shared some of the awesome work my colleagues produced as part of the first staff show at the further education college where we work.  as if we didn’t have enough to do towards … Continue reading

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mental MAPPING

mental mapping is an exhibition that brings together the work of artists andrew smith and hugh marwood.  the exhibition is a mix of painting, photography and digital work as well as a piece of video on which they collaborated. the … Continue reading

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new technology (squeeze part1)

here’s some new work that i produced for a group exhibition at the fe college where i work.  i’d been meaning to go back to robot characters for a little while and this seemed like a good opportunity.  they are … Continue reading

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