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Notes on – Degree show – Curation reflection

looking back on some of my images and reflecting on plans I had made regarding what paintings would of been entered and where they would of been located I have some last thoughts. This collection posed too many problems. Some of

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Notes on – Degree show – Reflection

Here are images of the work in place, ready for assessment. The walls are white, floors clean and work up. I am ecstatic with this set up and in relation to the show in general they look fantastic. There is

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Quesitons on – Gwanwyn Festival 2018 – Positioning of paintings

As a member of the 2018 Gwanwyn festival I had placed two works in the exhibition although one was later removed! I received feedback from the curator of the space Melanie Wotton that when put in context provoked my attention during the development

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Notes on – Material – Resin on metal

It is an observation I have had although never documented. When I had worked on canvas the resin took its own visual standard. The material was supportive to the canvas’ properties of flexing, expanding and contracting. When the resin is

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Notes on – Hearth Gallery – Gwanwyn Festival 2018

I was contacted by Melanie Wotton from HeArth Gallery in Llandough with request to submit work or works for their Gwanwyn Festival show (2018). I selected two that I felt were best suited for the task. I also selected these works to gain

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Notes on – Two people on a sharp corner (M) – Partition

While this painting is majorly dominated by the concept the visual representation is very significant too. The question I wanted to ask was how much of a difference would it make if the paint was taken over more to the right?! well

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Notes on – Red stripe – Polishing problems

When I had completed the… test painting titled red stripe I had done some research on how to polish the metal surface. This wasn’t to prevent the natural surface it was just to give a bit more of a uniform

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Questions on – Stairs (M) – Surface speculation

After making some notes on the Frieze featured artist Anwar Jalal Shemza I wanted to document my thoughts on my metal paintings surfaces. I will use Stairs (M) as an example. The painting is on a metal surface and it isn’t really

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Notes on – Two people on a sharp corner – Damages

The dings dents and bumps in the paintings make the works more dear to me. When I make a painting I store a lot of emotional commitment into the works each day, each sleepless night and each mental breakdown another event marked

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Notes on – Degree show – Another damage

Today I had some more bad news! The same painting has fallen and taken damage on the sides! I am in a position to remake these paintings although I have been able to bend the edges back to a relatively

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