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Persephone and the Pomegranate

December 14th, 2021 Posted In: Art

I’m taking part in the fantastic online course Illustrating Nature: A Creative Exploration by Laura McKendry on Domestika. The course is full of interesting, entertaining and productive activities that have really helped me get back in drawing and painting! Here’s one example from an exercise on drawing from life. Drawing a pomegranate in the depths […]

Armageddon, minus the odd letter

September 20th, 2021 Posted In: Art Tags: ,

2021 I took this image in Berlin and it always makes me smile. Did the graffiti artist lose the plot, or only a few letters? In any case, I hope this is still there on that painted brick wall in a rather staid district of Berlin.

If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you

George Bernard Shaw

We can do it

May 8th, 2021 Posted In: Art Tags: , , , , , , ,

It is May 2021 and the Covid 19 pandemic is ongoing. My dear friend Talita is a doctor in Brazil, working in what she describes as a genocide. This watercolour is my tribute to her and all the other health workers all over the world who are doing more than is humanly possible, every single […]

Attention is the beginning of devotion

Mary Oliver