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Finding my mojo in Florence!

After feeling like I had been going around an art loop for so long, my perseverance, experimentation, thought and practice finally paid off. The pre-print or blot had in effect opened up a vision of new possibilities in mark and … Continue reading

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Seeking my mojo in Florence

During the first two weeks of May, Viv and I went once more to refresh our art practice to Firenze on a monotype workshop run by the American master printmaker Ron Pokrasso pokrasso@shaening.com and Jane Pagliarulo. As before, the workshop … Continue reading

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Worthing Art Trail

Paul and Viv’s studio /gallery (2 Stanford Square, BN11 3EZ, just off Warwick Street) is open in the Worthing Art Trail from this Thursday. It will be open from 11am to 5pm Thursdays to Sundays during the trail from 11th … Continue reading

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Responding to Ice Age Art

 In October 2011 Viv and I visited the pre-historic caves near Les Eyzies in the Dordogne and were totally amazed at the humanity and sophistication of work up to 37,000 years old. This set off a new series of work … Continue reading

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Our New Studio / Art Gallery

I cannot believe that our new Studio / Art Gallery in Stanford Square (just off Warwick Street in Worthing) has been open now for 4 weeks! It seems like only yesterday that we had the six hour long, alcohol fuelled … Continue reading

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Being an Artist in Florence (part 2)

The Marini experience Being a 21st century artist in Firenze is a strange experience. Though fascinated by the work of such trail blazing and great artists as Michelangelo, Donatello, Ghirlandaio, Ghiberti, Cimabue, Giotto et al., which was cutting edge in … Continue reading

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On Being an Artist in Florence (part 1)

Ah Firenze! My first sketch was from our hotel balcony, which over-looked what was the Medici sculpture garden where Michelangelo studied, so no pressure then for a visiting artist! Just beyond was the church of San Marco where the monk’s … Continue reading

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