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Transforming stuff: a process

Building assemblages requires a lot of stuff, stuff I collect at estate and garage sales, stuff friends give me when they’re cleaning out closets, stuff I find at my local recycling store, and even the stuff from my own kitchen drawers. 488 more words

Inspiration For Making Art

'In the Lamplight' - UK book launch

Now that I’ve caught my breath after returning from my whirlwind UK book launch and schools tour, I can at last share some of the lovely photos. 265 more words

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Slow progress ≠ No progress

I’ve written before about how I often struggle to finish work. When I studied art at school, much of my time was spent flitting from one piece of work to another, never quite progressing anything all the way to completion. 438 more words



To go along with my last article, Remembering Those Ideas, how about when you’re brewing several short story ideas?

Dorlon, one of my buds at my weekly writer’s group meetings and I get there early most Mondays and often discuss writing and stories. 676 more words


Beyond brushes

A stash of brushes, an oval-shaped palette and a pile of rags—they’re some of the time-tested tools that have served artists superbly over the centuries. I don’t see that changing. 446 more words

My Process

Research Woes (& Other Things)

Hey all!

The weather here has gone from mild 60s to scorching 90s so the brief spring we had has transitioned into Full Summer. I have about zero air-flow in my car and a nice long drive to work so I’m not the biggest fan of this, but summer waits for no one. 1,537 more words


Serendipity & Black Jack's Mill

There are many places I could have stayed in Harefield, indeed I originally booked somewhere other than Black Jack’s Mill, but something about the B&B on the canal called me. 173 more words

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