Due to the C19 virus many artists (including myself) have found themselves with shows cancelled, teaching gone and technical support jobs disappeared overnight as the lockdown takes effect. So following […]
Here is the latest batch of Instagram work-in-progress pics (@surface.tensions) for Surface Tensions. I have been experimenting with drawing a small section of the riverbed in VR, also taking images […]
Today I’ve been drawing FM Halford using a chalk line. See @surface.tensions on Instagram for details.
Work continues on Surface Tensions, which is scheduled to open on Friday 24th April at Mottisfont. I’m continuing to post updates on my Instagram account @surface.tension
Reinhild and I have now finished the research stage of our residency in the New Forest. We presented our findings and ran a workshop at spudWorks in Sway last week. […]
It is the unexpected beauty at the heart of technology’s ability to transform the everyday into the exceptional that keeps me going. Here, for example, is the horseshoe print I […]
This image of some mushrooms near to Stonyford Pond on the heath at Hilltop is made up of individual dots in 3Dspace, each one coloured. So once placed inside a […]
Sometimes out on the heath it does feel as if you are on another planet, in this case with hoof prints embedded in the surface mud.
Speaking of beauty, I saw the dark bottom of one pond sprinkled with white seeds like a delicate patterned tablecloth; and then there were these plants, rising through the peat-tinted […]
Out on the heath the action happens well below you, at ground level. The close-cropped growth of grasses; the slow bonsai-like growth of the woody plants; the sinking of the […]
Yes, its a rather graining photo of the back end of a horse! But checkout the tail: it’s cut in a pattern that tells where that pony came from. Each […]
I’ve named this place the Fuzz Bunker. It’s a clump of gorse in the middle of the heath tall enough to walk inside. The ponies and cattle use it to […]
Met up with Andy Page today, Forestry England’s Head of Wildlife in the New Forest, and wandered the heath as well as a wide range of wildlife topics. Whilst we […]
It’s tipping it down outside but in here, the brand new residency studio of Spudworks, it’s all cosy. If you are interested in making work in/for the New Forest then […]
As soon as you step away from the road, which crosses the heath like a causeway across water, you enter a different time zone: the wood is old and twisted […]
On the left, the unreal picture-postcard world of Beaulieu, on the right the holding tanks of the Fawley oil refinery, and in the middle Hilltop, with its open heathland – […]