Monthly Archives: January 2015

Form

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Naked Except for the Jewelry

Jack Gilbert “Ophelia” I have always loved his writing, here is another fantastic piece. NAKED EXCEPT FOR THE JEWELRY “And,” she said, “you must talk no more about ecstasy. It is loneliness.” The woman wandered about picking up her shoes … Continue reading

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Summer Daisies

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Ho Hum!

I tried today but I couldn’t find it!  It’s hidden, unapproachable and concealed in that place where creativity goes.  There is the panic, what if it’s lost and can’t find its way back, but in the back of my mind … Continue reading

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Visiting the National Gallery and Jack Bush

After seeing the Jack Bush Exhibition yesterday I came away seeing not just his success but also his struggle.  The  transitional stages every artist moves through with each painting is so apparent in this display of work that it has … Continue reading

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New Work

This is a series of work in preparation for a show in Peterborough combining three artists work for May 2015

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Betty Goodwin

                         Betty Goodwin was born in Montreal in 1923. She was a Canadian print maker,  sculptor, painter and installation artist. Goodwin’s career began slowly. For the most part self-taught, she spent … Continue reading

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Art and Our Creation of It.

As we grow and change so does the world around us. Life in contrast to art is what we immediately experience and never  truly capture on an artists canvas. Our mind creates a picture of our world but it changes … Continue reading

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“The Secrets of the Creative Brain” by Nancy C. Andrease

After reading this article, which is too long for the blog , I am wondering if being successful in the arts means  being mad, brilliant or teetering on the edge. But then we would have to define successful, Aristotle referred … Continue reading

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Blogging, My Way

I have never blogged before, the word reminded me of plodded and I wondered if there might be similarities so I chose to avoid it.  I have however, enjoyed reading blogs that are full of interesting information and dialogue. There are … Continue reading

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