Sunday, 29 January 2012

The Doodle Line

Drawings inspired by story ideas ...

More recent work...


Various recent works - I'm not being very selective here - and they all might get worked upon. Just very frustrated with the weather!! Windy, wet and dark. Don't mind cold, even snow ok. Wind very annoying but tolerable. But no light, freezing rain and very strong wind - especially up near Kinder - no thanks. Saw Alan Thompson exhibition at Stockport Art Gallery - he's out there on the Low in all weathers, in his 70s! Such pared down, skilful & lovely paintings.
Met writer, 'Curragh Sons' musician & artist Sean Wood, who writes for the Tameside Advertiser, recently. Won a useful box of oil paints via a competition in his WildLife column (well I didn't win really, but he very kindly gave me the paints anyway!) . He has small but perfectly formed Badger Gallery, in Padfield, where he does painting/ writing workshops with food & drink & childrens' painting mornings - great idea for a kid's party. He is very charming & makes v good coffee. There you go Sean - all 4 of my followers will read this! (Plus a few others).

Another one....

Work in progress. Need to go back here - weather's been impossible.

And another.

This is a work in progress. Bit of a departure - don't usually bother with trees & it's turned out kind of stylised. Love the bare branches against the sky this time of year. Poured glue and powder paint, plus oil paint.