Dancing Demons Candle

Set fire to my art!

I am putting original drawings onto candles! They are, as you will guess, traced from a basic template to some extent, but only very loosely and each one is different. To do originals from scratch each time would take far too long for something I am suggesting people to set fire to, but I think they are unique enough to merit the title ‘art’. This is a taster as the blog looks hungry: more detail when I have time. If you are good, I may even tell you how I did it….

drinking devil one

On returning from the desert, and encountering devils….

There’s been a bit of a dearth of artwork around here lately: not a self-imposed abstinence you understand – I have not really been lost in a barren wilderness, I have simply had too many other things to do. Wall-to-wall exhibitions, and the total overhauling of my studio, for a start. The exhibitions have finished now; the studio is still in a state of flux. At some point everything will be beautifully organized, but, mirage-like, this vision seems to recede with the same speed as I approach it. Here, for instance, are my newly painted and installed shelves for the…

A few of the 2012 batch of baubles.

Christmas Fairs, and other devilish things…

It looks like I have run out of time for the making of any more baubles because the event rapidly approaching is our Christmas Art Fair – on Friday in fact they will have to be ready for sale, and a few people have got in quick and emailed me for some, too. I have two Christmas events coming up, one weekend after another: Christmas at Spring Farm – 30th November to 2nd December Christmas fair at Ilminster Arts Centre – Saturday 8th December (see the exhibitions page on my website for more info and opening times) So I though…