Dullest blog ever – Dave Walker

This is a wonderfully funny parody of a totally inconsequential blog.  Made by a hilarious cartoonist, Dave Walker. Posts includes such gems as: Going for a walk April 15th, 2013 I decided to go for a walk. I set off in my chosen direction. Eventually I returned to my starting point.   Straightening the doormatContinue reading “Dullest blog ever – Dave Walker”

Painting as thinking: Sarah Bush

“I have an idea, then the work helps me finish the thought” – Sarah Bush Sarah Bush works quietly in her studio, which is also a quiet palette of light neutrals – her colourful clothes jump out as she moves in her environment.  Many of her paintings are also quiet: almost monochrome. There is depthContinue reading “Painting as thinking: Sarah Bush”

start small – Gerhard Richter

Gerhard Richter works across a wide variety of textures and formats: painting over photographs, painting from photographs but blurring, mirrors, versions of a major Titian painting…… where do you even begin? On what basis do you choose your format? I choose depending on the way I feel; randomly, in other words. When I haven’t done anythingContinue reading “start small – Gerhard Richter”

“I can’t draw a straight line”

Many people say “I can’t draw a straight line” – this is a great starting point, because there are very few in nature (except the horizon).  Have you tried the freedom of collage? Watch Rebecca Maloney collage a landscape, from a few lightly pencilled guide marks, using coloured paper from magazines.  And yes, she makes itContinue reading ““I can’t draw a straight line””