The Language of Paint, II

Colour is much more than what we see – it can also be a translation of what we feel. Using colour digitally is a totally different experience.

Painting is a language outside words

The Tower of Babel when the single language of the world was dispersed into many languages.

I’ve been thinking about decolonising the curriculum for a while. Our education system is still dominated and assessed by the written word. Back in the 1990s, art colleges were consumed by universities – their new academic boards demanded word-based research outcomes. This was at odds with practice-based, hands-on art degrees taught in studios. We’ve been […]

Christmas – a time to reflect

2020 was my first Christmas in Plymouth and I was excited to be starting a new chapter as Head of Painting, Drawing and Print at Arts University Plymouth. In 2021, I said one last goodbye to my home of 30 years in the Cotswolds. This would be my final visit to say thankyou to The […]