2014–Closed and Open

We are about seven weeks into 2014 but I remain in reflective mood. It feels like a season of work has concluded (though it's rarely that black and white). Generally, for me most change is incremental with seams of different work created alongside one another. And, whilst I'm not anticipating a major shift of emphasis I have dusted off a large, lightly used sketchbook and supplemented my pastel collection. I'm planning some new on-site drawings in familiar landscapes which I hope will be an impetus to a clear resolution/revelation in my painting.

The studio with some 'old' work out (the figure study excepted).