London Fine Art Trip 2016

London Trip: 8th to 10th February 2016 Wednesday 10th February 2016 National Gallery  My chosen artwork, The Bathers by Cezanne was in a plain matt gold frame, in a dimly lit room on a wall of Cezanne pieces. The subdued lighting probably to protect the artwork from light pollution. The pieces were ordered right to left in date order and there was also a self portrait on this wall too. Cezanne painted in blocks or lines of colour, all his pieces having similar form and atmosphere using similar mark making and colours creating geometric shapes with his mark making. In The Bathers…

Liverpool Biennale – Oct 2016

November 2016 I created a sketchbook after the Liverpool Trip as a record of my visit to the Liverpool Biennale. October 2016 On Tuesday 11th October 2016, I visited the Liverpool Biennale and also went to see the John Moore’s Painting Prize Exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery. The following pieces were of inspiration. Walker Art Gallery We first visited the Walker Art Gallery where I wanted to see Zoo Logic by Mark Leckey and also the John Moore’s Painting Prize. Zoo Logic is one of two installations displayed at the Walker Art Gallery by Mark Leckey, a ten-metre high inflatable…

Creative Flow

Recently I met Kate Roberts, a student from Chester University who is completing an MA in Creative Processes and I agreed to be interviewed by her whilst driving my car, so as to produce some video material that can help her with her remit on Creative Flow. I could envisage this being an ideal opportunity to reflect on my own creative practice with someone else who has a similar background in the Creative World. On the 5th November 2016 we embarked upon our journey in the car, with a dash cam that I had set up recording our conversation on…