Traces At Sunset

In preparation for my zen garden... before any rock or plants were laid in, I put down some earth that I'd been reclaiming on the side of my house for the last two years. It was a mix of topsoil, clay, compost, and sod-soil. It came out dry and granulated. I raked it over roughly … Continue reading Traces At Sunset

Abstract Landscape In Isolation Times

I dreamt of a floating forest, displaying the basic colours one might find in a sun-dappled wood. This morphed as my dreaming mind tried to tell a story for it and it became floating mountains... some part from Lovecraftian dreamscapes, some part from Miyazaki's moving and floating architectures. I enjoyed the mass floating off to … Continue reading Abstract Landscape In Isolation Times

Isolation Fantasy Blues #1

COVID-19 is playing with my dreams and the concept of isolation is giving birth to a whole new set of fantasies... My subconscious is looking for idyllic locations where I want to be isolated. In this case, I believe it's in the Scottish highlands. The mountains envelop me in a sense of calm and safety, … Continue reading Isolation Fantasy Blues #1

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #95: Walking on Mars #1

Walking on Mars #1:  The History: Here’s my story on this… One of Four: The red planet has a strange fascination for us and short series came after seeing a few movies on the Red planet... come walk with me. For some reason, they really challenge those who look into them...no two reactions are quite … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #95: Walking on Mars #1

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #94: Walking on Mars #2

Walking on Mars #2:  The History: Here’s my story on this… Two of Four: The red planet has a strange fascination for us and short series came after seeing a few movies on the Red planet... come walk with me. For some reason, they really challenge those who look into them...no two reactions are quite … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #94: Walking on Mars #2

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #92: Walking on Mars #4

Walking on Mars #4: The History: Here’s my story on this… Four of Four: The red planet has a strange fascination for us and short series came after seeing a few movies on the Red planet... come walk with me. For some reason, they really challenge those who look into them...no two reactions are quite … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #92: Walking on Mars #4

500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #91: The Cactus

The Cactus: The History: Here’s my story on this… Influenced by Oaxacan art and illustrations I was studying... I believe that even the prickly cactus needs company… I was also loving a book of illustrations by Richard Stine and spending time in the local libraries going over several illustration books… considering this as a possible … Continue reading 500 Works of Art on the Road to Your Creativity #91: The Cactus