Beachcombing Blog

Scrap letterman

December 15th, 2013 by

Good use for the scraps.Multiples necessary and their being different makes a good look.Season’s Greetings everyone.Go out over the holidays and get some time in on the beach and if you find some plastic cut me a message and get in touch.

Red Storm.

December 15th, 2013 by

This is a slightly trimmed piece of fibreglass from one of South Pembrokeshire’s beaches.Not being secretive,just can’t remember which. I was very struck with it straight away. To me it looked like a red storm. Slightly Hammer horror rather than Turner. Some careful mounting from Gareth in Market Street , H’west and my choice of… Read more

Mixed messages Bad Reception

December 15th, 2013 by

This is the second one in an occasional series which is ongoing.As I accumulate more fragments of stuff with letters and or images on I can build up to a picture. The garish wobbly coloured lines are from cutting up sponge balls which I find on the beach ( Thankyou dog walkers ). I called… Read more

Yachts Racing Home.

December 15th, 2013 by

I’m really pleased with this picture, it’s so evocative of a day at the sea. Plus it’s the first time I’ve managed to use one of the ” ready made frames” made from old tyres which I have found several of. I made the black backing which lies beneath the blue fiberglass from some plywood… Read more

Inspiration seizes Part 2.

December 15th, 2013 by

The finished fish.Title ” Thou Shall Have a Plastic Fishy “. My Facebook friend Pam Longobardi , ( who is an American beachcomber artist and has been recently working with the revered National Geographic magazine and Film channel ) tells me that the overfishing and pollution of our oceans and seas is approaching crisis point…. Read more

Art on the Faith Trail

December 4th, 2013 by

Here’s a picture of this years flier and some work by Raul Speek who started us all off supporting him and his idea. A photo of the interior of one of our venues this year.I think this is Pontfaen Church in the Gwaun Valley,North Pembs.You can see one of my sunflowers in the lower left… Read more

Scraps

December 4th, 2013 by

Need is mother to the invention.I need signage for next years Art on the Faith Trail and I have a couple of big pieces of plastic which I will make into signs.Our symbol is a footprint ( referencing the ancient practice of pilgrimage ) and I am tempted to cut some giant footprints and cut… Read more