So, my fifth Twin Peaks UK Festival has come to an end. I had two regrets when I left, Firstly, I regretted that it was over at all. Secondly, I regretted not taking my decent camera with me this year. I trusted my phone, thinking as it was an upgrade on my last one, the […]Read more "Twin Peaks UK Festival 2019 in pictures"
I’ve been looking forward to going to this exhibition for ages and it didn’t disappoint. The HOME gallery in Manchester has an exhibition of David Lynch’s artwork running through until the autumn. After reading ‘Room to Dream’ at Christmas I was eager to see some more of Lynch’s artwork and the chance to do so […]Read more "A Trip to HOME"
I was lucky enough to have a day to myself without any commitments on Monday, so I took myself off to London to indulge myself for the day. I wanted to do some poetry and what better place to go for inspiration than the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. I chose a few paintings and, […]Read more "Haiku-ing at the National Gallery"
After much thought, the panel of judges (me) has come to a decision. The winner of my cover art competition is…….. . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aimee Cox There’s just something about this picture and I can’t stop looking at it. Every time I do, I notice […]Read more "Cover Art Competition – Winner announcement"
If you remember back a while, you’ll know that I’ve been running a competition for some local young people to produce artwork for this website and for The Ardenna Crossing. I selected my two favourite images from these entries: Cover Art Competition – The Entries These were the two winners from Round 1. Cover Art Competition […]Read more "Cover Art Competition – Final Round Entries"
So, it’s been very hard as all the entrants had something unique that I liked. I was especially impressed with the skill that went into drawing faces and hair. If you haven’t seen all the entries yet, you can check them out here The entries were seen by lots of people via the website. My […]Read more "Cover Art Competition – Round 1 winners"
You can now see the winners here Before Christmas, I visited one of the local secondary schools and spoke to some A Level Art students about doing some artwork for The Ardenna Crossing as part of a competition. When I publish the book this year, I’d love to be able to include some artwork from […]Read more "Cover Art Competition – The Entries"