Papyrus | 8×8″ | June 2020
MAR 2019: capture a wave.
JUN 2018: tho winter is so dark and grey, must get outside to play.
MAY 2018: paint the same subject in a different way.
SEP 2017: show the end of summer.
Mission: create a feeling of tension and uncertainty.
Mission: create fog and mist with paint on paper.
Mission: read the tides, currents, charts, shipping lanes and weather before heading out.
Mission: show the close proximity of the islands on a clear day.
The blank sheet of watercolour paper is sometimes daunting. Or sometimes you are lost in the quagmire of self-doubt. Or whether there’s any point in painting another painting…
Mission: raise two birdlings ‘Another Hard Days Night’ | 2017 | 6×6”
Mission: create with seasonal colours. ’Orange and Black’ | 2018 | 8×8”
Mission: prove the impossible. ‘Red cedar’ | 2017 | 9×12”
Mission: decide whether an estuary can be called a beach.
Mission: Create a visual likeness of the movement of the wind blowing the beach grass.
Mission: find a place for a quick nap while on the road up-island.
Mission: there’s a nook and there’s a crannie. Grab a toe-hold. Who’s your grannie?
Mission: show love with paint. Lust. Harmony. Perhaps monogamy.
Mission: tree-like shapes, no leaves, starkness. How can I make it more interesting?
Mission: create a focal point. It’s hot. No breezes but the sweet smell of moss on warm rock.