In the 1980's, being arty-farty with 35 mm film wasn't impossible, but it was tricky. This image below is deliberately double exposed in an effort to be the aforementioned arty-farty. You had to take one exposure then, after winding the film forward to reset the shutter, wind the film back hoping that you didn't wind … Continue reading Arty-farty photo.
Just before Christmas I received a package from an old girlfriend; a slim, slightly bigger that A3 paper size, package. Inside were a handful of paintings that I had done way back in the 1970s. She had been having a bit of a clear-out and had found the package on the top of a wardrobe. … Continue reading Old paintings
Genesisynthesis 'Genesisynthesis' Acrylic on board, 12" by 10", painted by my own fair hand sometime back in the 1970s. I came up with a suitably pretentious title, it's a shame I didn't fill the date in, oh well, at least the colours have stood the test of time.
A friend of mine on Facebook, in an effort to raise spirits during this time of enforced isolation, lockdown, call it what you will, suggested a "game" to partake in, she would choose a subject and we, not the Royal we but other friends, would then draw a picture illustrating in some way the chosen … Continue reading Staying at home 1: Drawing on memories.