The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles, and from that moment he is following the dark rapids of an underground river which may sometimes flow so near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above: Cyril Connolly
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Our beautiful Miss Chaplin passed away yesterday after a short illness from kidney and heart failure. She probably had lymphoma but her heart was too weak for the vet to sedate or anaesthetise her to do scans. / You will be missed my pretty little girl.
I have found myself wondering why people draw and paint on cartridge paper and other non permanent media. I have seen some wonderful works of art here on paper that you just know will yellow and get spots on it and generally deteriorate over time no matter how well it is looked after. I think it is such a shame.
Around 12 years ago I started an acrylic on black art paper. I realised after a while that I had messed it up – the proportion s where all wrong so I rolled it up and out it aside. / Two studios later I found that I still had it…. / The paint was cracked and flaking… / The paper was torn and had a generous dusting of cat fur and dust and paint flecks.. / So I decided to finish i…