An exhibition of work completed so far during my residency. Showing photographs, models, microscopic images by the staff and students who I have worked alongside and who’s research has influenced my work.Opening Friday 24th February 2012, in the Lamb Gallery, Dundee University at 6pm, illustrated talk by Caroline Wickham Jones and Sue Dawson of theContinue reading “CECHR Conversations”
Since September I have been working with images of the Shepherd’s purse plant both from current research at the James Hutton institute and from the collections at the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh.
Finally worked out this picture, I was trying to show how the village was rooted in the landscape but also how the sea was undermining its 3 thousand year old foundations…..
All the pictures are back from the framers, and ready to go to the RSA tomorrow, just hope they are hung !Exhibition is being curated by Victoria Crowe (www.victoriacrowe.com Have been working on a woodblock tonight and struggling with getting the block and the paper wet enough but not too wet , I wish IContinue reading “Work for RSA completed”
The wall is having to be repaired here because of the huge seas that come crashing into the Bay of Skaill. Foraminefera, also found in the water and help with climate change research. The rest of the picture is about core samples, where they are found and the top section isContinue reading “Things I’ve been making and the sea wall at Scara Brae”
Feels like I need a tutorial …..I’m trying to put everything in one picture, and it looks a bit like a History book illustration……so lots of versions will have to be made and choppped up etc etc…..The idea is about coastal erosion and the tough little houses at Skara Brae being slowly undermined by hughContinue reading “Scara Brae drawings”
Some of the paintings made as a result of my residency in Orkney will be exhibited in the RSA in Edinburgh. The dates are Sat 30th April until 8th June. http://www.royalscottishacademy.org
I was trying here to combine several aspects of The Rising Tide Project’s research, core samples from the loch, the neolithic site and the hills of Hoy, which must have been linked to the sighting of the stones. as they line up perfectly.
Just back from 5 days of drawing in the rain……..and distracting myself with creating a Blog to avoid making anything in my studio…………………