Monthly Archives: August 2013

‘Steal Like an Artist’ – an Experiment

Originally posted on the creativity of escape:
-Almost everything in this post is stolen.- The title. The painting. Even the wax crayons I painted with are kind of stolen. A little while ago I bought a book called “Steal Like an…

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Monoprints and Collographs

Originally posted on Kathie Vezzani:
This is my favorite piece that came out of Trish Saggebruch’s dyeing class at Encausticamp. I prepared the board by using a djanting tool to create a design using wax, then I dipped the board…

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Arty Cartoons

It has been a week and a half since my last post – (sounds like going to confession!) – but life has been getting in the way! Tomorrow for example I’m off to cut the grass at a convent. So … Continue reading

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Time Out: Moniker Madness

Originally posted on The Millennium Conjectures™:
“Who’s on first.”–Bud Abbott Note: If you have never seen Abbott and Costello’s “Who’s on first?” routine, one can only draw one of three possible conclusions.  You’re from a country that does not play…

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Palimpsest – Part The Second

Yesterday I posted about four of the eight artists at Palimsest, the new exhibition at neo:gallery22 in Bolton. I mentioned that I’d seen Alison Timmins’ work at the Bolton University Degree Show in early summer. I’d also written about Karen Markham … Continue reading

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The sordid tale of how I was censored by Straight Pride UK

Originally posted on Oliver Hotham:
A few weeks ago, when thinking of interesting things I could write for this blog, I remembered a weird organisation that gathered some attention on the internet a month or two ago. The organisation is…

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Palimpsest – New Exhibition At Neo:Artists – Part 1

According to the leaflet, Palimpsest is “the re-use of manuscripts where original texts have been erase or concealed by subsequent layers which in turn preserve traces of what lies beneath.” This re-use was largely an economic one, which is significant … Continue reading

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