The Mindset of an Easy Breeze

The Mindset of an Easy Breeze

This is a stubborn beast of a canvas. I was sure it would be finished for my show in June “Go, Go Pitch-Black Night”. But no, just before the finish line, it took a sharp left into a dark forest where it has been sitting, defiant and undecided. I couldn’t hear it, and I had no…

The Flight Path of Mechanical Pollen

The Flight Path of Mechanical Pollen

Forms float in and out of my mind. I see a shape and then draw it, but nothing else might evolve from it. This is the first ever Mechanical Pollen sketch. It's tiny and filthy and probably close to ten years old. It’s been on the fridge door, the floor of the studio, just hanging around. I kept drawing others, and the…

It's About Time

It's About Time

Painting is kind of a mad thing to do. Being an electrician or baker has obvious merit. Being a doctor is almost saintly. Being an abstract painter seems an inch away from being seen as a causality of society. Being a poet is probably worse, but I don’t know many poets so I can’t say for sure...

Flying Heads with Straw Hats

Flying Heads with Straw Hats

I've drawn a lot of inspiration from prints, especially Goya’s work, which I have been returning to again and again for years. Creating prints on the other hand is something that has always alluded me. In many ways printmaking is the exact opposite to the way I paint. Being mindful of timing and doing things in an orderly way is a ...