I know a lot of things about a lot of subjects and over my art career I’ve drawn many diverse things for people which is always interesting for me, being asked to tackle a subject I wouldn’t usually choose for myself. But if you’re an artist, you can paint anything I always say. And then […]
I remembered this week that I haven’t yet shown the pencil drawing I did of Repton High Street just before Christmas. So now I can talk about it and more to the point show the photo and what was in it, and what I took out of it to make it a far more interesting drawing. The […]
In a professional context it often happens that private or corporate clients corder a publication to be made and presented with the actual content still not being ready. Think of a news blog that’s filled with content hourly on the day of going live. However, reviewers tend to be distracted by comprehensible content, say, a random text copied newspaper or the internet. The are to focus on the text, disregarding the layout and its elements. Besides, random text risks to be unintendedly humorous or offensive, an unacceptable risk in corporate environments.
I know it’s almost Valentines Day, and it is the time for hopeful love, but I was reminded this week of love of another sort. A beautiful springlike day with warm sunshine, and the hint of first early buds forming as I drove to my destination. It was somewhere I had been before but not for […]
Its been a really busy week, too busy to blog, but now I can catch up with my communications… Although it was *communications* that has taken up the majority of my work for the last few days, culminating in last night when I did my talk for the lovely WI ladies of Long Whatton in rural […]
With all the frost and frozen whiteness this last week I am reminded again what beautiful subtle shades are to be seen in snow. Although you think snow is white, there are gorgeous blues, purples and warm yellows in it. A few times this last week I have looked out of the window and Wow’d at the snow […]