Solo Expedition #4

About two weeks ago, I decided to try out some glass painting with tracing black. This was after a fellow artist suggested that I might enjoy the process as it was similar to pushing around dust particles (which I am used to with charcoal on paper). The process turned out to be quite similar toContinue reading “Solo Expedition #4”

Solo Expedition #3

After stretching a 150x150cm sheet of Fabriano and testing out various background mediums such as thinned out acrylic, tinted chalk paint and pastel I decided that a mixture of charcoal powder, pastel and chalk would create the best ground for my drawing. I drew up my preliminary sketch today and created the mixed base forContinue reading “Solo Expedition #3”

Solo Expedition #1

There are ten weeks to go to my first solo exhibition after years of study and various group shows. I’m writing these excerpts as an exercise to quickly map my progress (and setbacks) to make sense of my ideas for myself along with a traditional sketchbook. My Studio I’ve reached that stage in my researchContinue reading “Solo Expedition #1”

Reading from Helen Molesworth, Work Ethic, Essay, 2003 from MA:AP studios 6th February 2018

Martin Creed, Work No. 232: the whole world + the work = the whole world, 2000, Tate (featured image of this post) The advertising poster for the exhibition Work Ethic includes the text “Artists. Hard at work or hardly working? You decide” above a photograph documenting the Hi Red Center’s Ochanomizu Drop (Dropping Event) of 1964, which consisted of droppingContinue reading “Reading from Helen Molesworth, Work Ethic, Essay, 2003 from MA:AP studios 6th February 2018”