As the world goes to hell in a handbasket, and the bad news just multiplies, I got out into plein air to sketch and get out of my overthinking, worrying head. Sometimes I packed my painting bag, but sometimes it was just my little sketchbook and an HB pencil. Working with black fineliner and colour, […]
Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.
Cesar A. Cruz
One of the few positive things to come out of the invasion of Ukraine, is that we are talking a lot more about the country and its history. Its importance as a producer of wheat. And how it has already experienced a horrendous, man-made famine known as Holmodomor. We can donate money, we can support […]
Do not look away. Do not avert your gaze. Do not turn aside.
We certainly live in interesting times. And to be honest, this has been coming, at the very latest, since The Limits to Growth was published in 1972. Millions if not billions of people all over the world have been suffering from multiple crises since then. Now even the lucky few are starting to feel the […]
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.
A very cold day, a very warm bonfire. Good friends, Christmas cookies and mulled wine and a gentle end to a not-so-gentle year.
We are each other's harvest; we are each other's business; we are each other's magnitude and bond.