Beachcombing Blog

Covers.

June 20th, 2017 by

Very pleased to see my friend Ben Mason releasing a new CD comprising covers of his songs by various musician friends. Doubly so because I was able to make the sleeve art for it. Even more pleased to see that it is receiving attention from mainstream media. Best of all I get to have a… Read more

Art on the Faith Trail 2017

June 7th, 2017 by

This years AotFT group exhibition will open at St David’s Cathedral on Friday 16th June at 4.00pm. At the same time there will a further 13 venues throughout North and South Pembrokeshire hosting individual members exhibitions. See art-on-the-faith-trail.co.uk for more details of where and who. I will be having a solo show at St Peter’s… Read more

New picture for Breaking Out of the Gallery .

May 1st, 2017 by

Last summer saw the first outdoor Art Trail by the Breaking Out of the Gallery group. I was one of its exhibitors and was very happy to have sold the exhibited picture at the after show auction. So this years theme is Forgotten Histories and we are invited to go down memory lane. We chose… Read more

New World 34

April 7th, 2017 by

This is the title for my newest picture and it came from the finding of an oblong enamel and metal badge which might have originally been fixed on a cooker. New world immediately made me think of the Sci Fi magazine New Worlds from the 1960’s. I have always been a Sci Fi fan and… Read more

Sneak Preview

March 3rd, 2017 by

Been quiet of late as I have been busy completing a run of new work for a show opening tomorrow at Upstairs Gallery in Narberth. Not every one can get there so here are a few closeup snaps. I will put more pictures up when the show has been running a few weeks.This one above… Read more

New work and Update.

December 16th, 2016 by

I haven’t posted anything for a while which has been the result of being very busy making pictures and meeting deadlines for commissions. So let’s have a look at some of them.Above is an idea for a cd of “covers” of a friends songs. That friend is Ben Mason, rising star, and the cd will… Read more

What’s Going On ? Marvin asked it first.

August 23rd, 2016 by

I know everyone over a certain age always thinks “it was better in my day ” but looking around not only in my small corner of the UK but lots of other parts of the world one doesn’t feel a lot of optimism. I find the wilful blindness of the majority increasingly oppressive. The blindness… Read more

New work in the Mixed Messages series.

June 21st, 2016 by

I have been very busy making pictures since announcing that I am to have a show in September at MOMA Machynlleth.Partly a rush of creative energy from the implied approbation of the above offer, partly the now maturing realisation of my being a pop artist and the direction this gave me and partly the availability… Read more

New piece nearly finished.

May 1st, 2016 by

The photo above shows a new picture which I am going to enter into an open show around the public spaces of Haverfordwest. It’s called Breaking Out of the Gallery ( the show , that is ) and is the idea of a young chap called Arthur Brooker. There is a Facebook page of the… Read more

Very determined salvager needed.

March 28th, 2016 by

Well, it seems that despite my excellent Geography qualifications I have been wrong in thinking I ‘ve been at Bullslaughter Bay ( see previous posts) before today. A recent chance conversation led to my visiting the true Bullslaughter Bay today. What a lovely place ! The place I had wrongly identified is Flimston Bay and… Read more