Saturday, 28 March 2009


It is a truth universally acknowledged, that an artist in posession of a blog must be in want of a post containing arty pictures of their work space.

Wednesday, 25 March 2009


WINTER TREES 1, originally uploaded by Manda Ward.

This is quite an old sketch, but I'm excited to see whether I can translate the looseness into felt.

Tuesday, 24 March 2009

Forest tales IV

Forest tales IV, originally uploaded by Polly Donnellan.

A very minimal rendering of the "trees against the skyline" totem from Polly Donnellan.

Tracks to where?

Tracks to where?, originally uploaded by Snowy Hoobinoo.

A new set of photos from Snowy on flickr has confirmed an idea I have been drawn to for a long while - the verticals made by a thick wood or clump of trees against a skyline - it's featured often in my paintings, it's about time I explored it in felt.

Monday, 23 March 2009

Hello, good evening and welcome

So, finally I have removed my finger, and have somewhere to think out loud for a bit. I'm hoping this blog will remember things, so I don't have to. Now, if it could just put the kettle on and put jam on my toast, do the washing, ironing, shopping ....