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Monday - Motivation Monday - Ralph Waldo Emerson Motivational Quote!

After a sunny yet stormy Father's Day weekend at the Isle of Wight, here is my #MotivationMonday quote superimposed on my original artwork - today's quote is by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Emerson (1803 – 1882) was an American essayist, lecturer and poet. His focus included ideas such as individuality, freedom, and the ability of humankind to realize almost anything - in essense "the infinitude of private man".

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To Frame or Not to Frame - That Is the Question...Some thoughts and suggestions on framing artwork.

I’ve had a delivery from the great guys at Atlantis Art today with a shipment of large solid wood real glass frames for my largest original paintings for my show coming up as part of the 2014 Dulwich Festival / Artist Open House. While they are not cheap, they are beautiful and the fact that they are real wood (not MDF or remanufactured / reconstructed, no plastic) and real glass (not plastic / Perspex) and black means that they are exactly what I want for displaying my work. Over the past few months, I’ve been doing quite a bit of research and experimentation on various frames and even on mounting paper work on canvas. I love to work on larger...

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April 13, 2014, Sunday - New Stockist in Buzzing Peckham - LOIS Shop

I’m very excited to announce that over this weekend, I dropped off some of my new limited edition prints (Subversive Square Series and Straight Stories Series) at a fantastic new-ish shop in Peckham. The lovely Helen (owner and person in charge) at LOIS has created a wonderful oasis of style just off Peckham Rye Lane on Choumert Road which is fast becoming one of the lovely roads in Peckham full of goodies (cafes, pubs, and beautiful art and gift shops). LOIS has been going for more than a year now and has established a reputation locally as sourcing some of the most interesting and imaginative designers / makers in London and the UK. And as of this weekend, some of...

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