Sunday, 30 October 2011

Moleskine Diary Pages Oct 2011

Toxic/ normal relationships, who decides which is what? Any thoughts? Suggestions? Stories? Examples? Reactions?

Moleskine Diary pages Oct 2011

The bird calls out what sounds like "Where's my sister?" in Arabic. It does it persistently , in a sad, plaintive manner that gave me the creeps. On the walk back from school in Baghdad, I'd hear a whole flock of them asking " Where's my sister?". It sounded so sad. In my world birds have insight and a sacred knowledge that we humans are not privy to.

Saturday, 29 October 2011

Moleskine Diary Pages 2011

I can't seem to get away from the theme of familial dysfunction. Is there a family out there that does function? Maybe families group dynamics are meant to be unpleasant enough to force us out of the nest to find our own way, to eventually create our own pile of dysfunction and repeat the cycle.

Moleskine Diary Pages Oct 2011

I overheard this sad conversation on the Hastings to Brighton train recently. It took place between two young men who were obviously comparing notes on women. The depressing part is that it could have taken place 50 years ago without sounding out of place. The moral of the piece? Avoid wearing red lipstick? No chance. I don't know what the bloody moral is, my duty is to report and present.

Friday, 7 October 2011

Thursday, 6 October 2011

Moleskine Diary pages Sep 2011

As my mother was dying she kept describing flames shooting out of everyone's heads., I couldn't reassure her as I didn't know what the hell she was seeing. But the visual image has stayed with me. Has anyone else heard of this?

Moleskine Diary pages Sep 2011

She was the river of fear that kept on giving.

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Moleskine Diary pages

I don't know what the hell this is about, any suggestions? I don't seem to be getting much feedback and it's getting a little lonely out here!

The Joy Of Madness

Watercolour painting on Illustration board 18" X 12". Original available for sale, or as a limited Edition signed Print for the grand sum of £60.

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

IT Happened In The Kitchen, A new work

It happened In The Kitchen. This is a new piece 18" X 12", on Illustration board. Original available for sale. Limited edition signed prints  for £60.

Moleskine Diary number 38, A new beginning

The first page of Moleskine number 38, I still get excited by a new sketchbook, the sense that this could be it! The moment where I feel satisfied, realistically I know that won't happen but the journey towards that goal keeps me going. Is there anything more obnoxious that an artist who is in love with his work? Ugh!

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