For art’s sake
For art’s sake is essentially a personal journey of discovery, a scrapbook where I file my thoughts, feelings and contemplations on the reasons for and process of artmaking. I hope it will provide inspiration and encouragement to others on similar journeys.
Should – initial idea
Of all the powerful words, one stands above the rest as the most toxic and destructive to our mental health. Should. I like the image of Atlas shouldering the weight of the Heavens as a starting point to represent the power that should has.
Project – Powerful words
Language is uniquely human and has driven our success as a species, but it comes with a major drawback – the power of words to harm our mental health. With this project, I’m making words the subjects of images to explore the power that words have over us.
Arrangement of figs
I painted these figs, fresh from the tree in Greece, with acrylics, working fast as the paint dried in the heat.
I made this pencil drawing of a sun hat one afternoon while away in Greece
Inspirational quote – Sean Tucker
we make because we are constantly trying to pull Order from Chaos
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