travel

Monday Morning

Monday Morning

Got up early, met some cool trees and my favourite unicorn on a toilet door. Passed two floating boxes and some exploding buildings. Bumped into some geometric lines that were hanging out with cool greys and greens. Stumbled on a place that was delicate since the 1800s. Saw a human who has seen many things. Cracked open a …

Berlin In The Bushes

Berlin In The Bushes

“Your physical universe is your guru” is a line from a slightly naff Kung Fu movie I remember from back in the day. But I think it’s true. I am open to what’s on offer around me. Imprints on walls that have been improved and forgotten about or vertical shapes in industrial compositions. They are like low sensory vibrations pulling my eye. Some are in urban areas ...

An Italian Water Scene

An Italian Water Scene

Painting is a moving thing. Describing that movement with words is difficult. I hope I can capture the major twists and turns of this piece with the help of some studio shots taking over whenever the words conk out. The canvas is Belgian linen. The scent of Belgian linen is up there in my pantheon of all-time favourite smells. It’s the olfactory equivalent of a cockerel crowing in the morning. A little bit of oil paint and it’s gone. I left the canvas untouched for weeks to hold on to that scent and packed it when I left for Italy last summer...