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Category Archives: Things I made
Yesterday, on my walk through the deserted city, I passed this porch. SPES ALTER VITAE HOPE OF ANOTHER LIFE I browsed my archive and made a selection.
I started to paint, tried to improve the portrait of my father. Dad’s look. Before I was born. Looking into the future
Now on display downstairs, a still life of a small vase with three dried flowers against a backdrop of a Surinam wooden disk with handcut geometric pattern.
One from the archive. I made this when I was living in London, and met somebody from Wales. Wales is not England. Lesson One 😉 I learned that Wales gave us a lot of stars, Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey, Catherine … Continue reading
I stretched a canvas from a dark blue denim. Indigo. Looking for an image to paint I made this collage. I could leave the dark parts open, showing the indigo fabric.
Showing the actual picture where this is taken from would kill the magic.
An image I stumbled upon in my archive. It tells a story of clouds and silver linings.
If you were to go on a discovery nowadays, how would you travel, where would you go? A question I asked a group of 10 year olds in the local multicultural primary school, where I was teaching, training to become … Continue reading