May 2011 Archives


Recent warm up experiments in pattern first with paint on paper and then with slip on bats.

iron- paper patterns.jpg
"you should not create pattern from pattern." Tomimoto Kenkichi 

white-slip-patterns.jpg"Art is Pattern informed by sensibility" Herbert Read


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_MG_3130-600px.jpgI have been printing raw slips on what I call clay pages. They are slabs I roll that are very thin and have been bisque fired.

_MG_3131-600px.jpgThe clay page images are distillations from a series of collages in my current sketchbook.

tree photo.jpgThe collages are based on photos taken on my dog walks. For a couple of years I have been thinking about horizon lines and now with the focus of intersecting trees I see the landscape with a fresh eye.