Wednesday, 9 January 2013

My work today!

Every now and then I have the urge to visit old blocks that have been sitting on the shelf for a while . It's a bit like visiting old friends.The Midnight Fisher was an early block that I am very fond of . Every time I paint it the cormorant seems to have a different character. This one seems a kind old soul...just what I need on a miserable January day ! He will be for sale at the Forum in the Norwich Print Fair show beginning 20th January.

Monday, 7 January 2013

An image a day.....oh well!

Oh well here is one resolution I have failed at miserably already! So here are images for the

January 3rd The hound chilling out after a hectic Christmas!

January 4th time to take down the trimmings 
January 6th A Walberswick wander

January 5 th canvases ready to pack!
January 7 th my usual walk past a seat with many stories to tell !

A "hare..y" day !

Making new blocks today ready for the Forum exhibition in under two weeks! Cutting it fine as usual! Hopefully they will be dry to varnish tomorrow,another drying day on Wednesday and printed by the end of the week. Masses to do!
Slight drama too when I locked myself out of the studio! The door had swollen so much in this damp that I was pulling so hard the brass handle broke in half ( a strong Suffolk lass me!)...Hoping pliers will work until a replacement can be fitted....if not I can do no work at perhaps?

Wednesday, 2 January 2013

getting sorted!

Busy day today trying to get the New Year plan of exhibitions and events together. I always seem to end up with clusters of events no matter how organised I try to be....still it makes for an interesting life! The fun starts this Saturday with a stall at The Fisher Theatre in Bungay from 10-3pm and then on the 20th to the 24th with a Norwich Print Fair Elements Exhibition in The Forum in Norwich. I am going to be  also involved in several shows with the lovely Byard Art in Cambridge and a new venue in the Lake District in April,an Autumn show,hopefully, in Aldeburgh and something exciting at The Folk East festival in August. I am very excited too to be hopefully soon selling my work online with Made by The Hands of Britain website.
I am hoping to start the year off by showing some new work in Norwich to be  presented in a different way....better get a move on !

An image a challenges!

An image a day for 2013
I was hoping to have a separate page on here to record this new project but it would seem I have to have a new page for each one! The thought of 365 "new pages" seems too much so instead I am going to add them as I go along here. Best laid plans eh?! So here again is the image for 
January 1st 2013

It is of the most Easterly point of the British Isles down the road at Lowestoft. It looks very lovely here but is surrounded by the hurly burly and debris of the docks and local industries....but it is still very special. The  glimpse of the first  sunrise of 2013 would be here.

January 2nd 2013
Talking of sunrises...todays was an absolute cracker! Seen from the windows of our home the colour was spectacular and full of promise. I should have heeded the saying as a very grey drizzly day followed!