Kilmarnock, right in the heart of Ayrshire and my home town, has some peculiar and quite ancient customs around the celebration of Hallowe’en. At the turn of the last century our town was a large factory town, famous the world over for foundries, carpet mills, and whisky, and the working people were not at all very well off. 452 more words
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John Finnie Street (Blue and Gold)
Acrylic on canvas
For me, painting has become less about detail, and more about mark making.
I can dot and dash my brushes all over a canvas, using colours that will both bully and play with each other, in order to give the impression of John Finnie Street, without ever having to think about what a window, a brick, a doorway, a traffic light, or a car should look like. 38 more words