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cakes

I was taken by this photo of the Mondrian cake in the Guardian. Then maybe not: as I write this evening, I agree with the comment which says the chocolate is wrong; it should be marzipan, or perhaps darker chocolate. … Continue reading

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tony meeuwissen@corinium museum

Tony Meeuwissen has a small exhibit currently showing in Cirencester. One thing about the modest gallery space behind the gift shop in the museum is when they display the work of someone as accomplished as Meeuwissen, it’s brimming with goodness. … Continue reading

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Arnolfini: Matti Braun’s Gost Log

Finding myself in Bristol for a few weeks, working a contract – which was unfortunately curtailed owing to the client’s (second) client’s indecision and the (first) client’s rather zealous thriftiness – I still had time and a couple of rain-free … Continue reading

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françoise in linocut

I feel the time is right to post something of my foray into printmaking. This is Françoise. Françoise was Picasso’s lover. Though I shouldn’t claim this is Picasso’s lover’s likeness as I only had his funny sketch to go by. … Continue reading

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is it comics week, or what?

There’s something about Tweeting that makes me feel grubby. But at least I’ve never done Facebook. In my defence, I hardly Tweet much. I’ve had an account more or less since its inception, was quickly bored by it and only … Continue reading

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don’t shoot

Is photography art? This question again, raised in The Guardian last week. I’m not adamant – I’ve enjoyed photography – but I don’t see how it can equate. Photography is not, of itself, artistic, nor does it qualify any photo … Continue reading

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framing, an art

This is a daub from last term’s class which we had framed. I think they did a good job and now realise how important it is to go to a decent framer for the work. It’s only the second oil … Continue reading

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