I’ve been absent from DA for quite a while now, as after being increasingly reluctant to function on some web sites my ageing computer was no longer able to access DA. A shiny new machine, with some more energetic hamsters spinning its cogs, means I am, for a brief period, up to date and back again. Not that I will be around too much as between now and the end of October I have thirty-nine paintings to produce. All the design work has been done, so that is at least something.
The project which has been occupying me for the last two years and will continue for pretty much the rest of this is to design and paint a Tarot deck. This has be
On 12th&13th of October this year, myself and nine fellow artists will be putting on an exhibition in Glastonbury, England. I like to think of it as a case of the lunatics taking over the asylum. We are hiring the venue, The Assembly Rooms in the heart of Glastonbury, and effectively cutting out the middle-man of working with a gallery. This gives us complete control over the event and seeing what we can come with.
Rather than do a lengthy exhibition, we are treating it as a weekend event where all the artists will be in attendance and allowing everyone who visits to get the feeling of a preview night. Which of course is always the most
A while a go, a publisher decided not to work with me because he could not see what my theme was. It is often easier for publishers to work with someone whose work follows one particular path and is easily recognisable. I kinda understand that but I also get bored doing the same thing all the time. I don't really want to work within a "theme."
I specialised in Celtic art for several years and had illustrated a reasonable number of books but after a while decided it was time for something new. So had a go at digital figurative painting in 2005. Concentrating on that for a while. I have not painted for six months or more now. It is probably ti