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Sunday, 19 May 2019

keep the home fires burning

 if your keeping up with my blog you will know i am trying to get two houses in order. both houses had a silly amount of wood laying around most of it not good for much so i have been dedicated some time to burning the surplus. round my late mothers house the wood has gone into a garden incinerator and i am typing this in fount of an open fire and the Eurovision song contest and my late dads house

Thursday, 16 May 2019

growing a new face

new bit of artwork i have just started, building a paper mache mask but this one is on a wooden bored to try and make something a lot more wall mountable 

Saturday, 11 May 2019

here that video

here is that video i said i was editing of  my Sketchbook for the Brooklyn art library's Sketchbook Project. i have also add a page for the Sketchbook Project to my website.

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Sketchbook Project

earlier this year i submitted a sketchbook to  Brooklyn art library's sketchbook project and now it has been add to the Digital Library for everyone to see. now it's online i can get a flick through video ready to upload  to youTube

Monday, 6 May 2019

house tour video

Yesterday i uploaded a house tour video to my YouTube channel. as you know if you have been reading my blog you know i currently have access to both my late fathers house (where i live now) and my late mothers house (where i plan to move to soon) this video is of my mum's house so i can show how it changes over time once i move in

Thursday, 2 May 2019

pond life

 here is where my pond was yesterday morning, at the front of the garden protruding into the centre.but i wanted it somewhere more out of the way and need to move it before the toads turn up for there their annual orgy.
and here is where i moved it to in a corner near the back of the garden just in front the shed.as it stand it is not the pretties set up and like everything in my life it's a work in progress

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

April end of the month sketchbook flick through

i have just uploaded my April end of the month sketchbook flick through video to YouTube after missing march hopefully i will not be missing any more any time soon

Sunday, 28 April 2019

return of the duck

in between the jobs that need doing i am still finding time to play with dolls. today i had a bit of a photo shoot with the duck head doll out in the garden, this photo is available on 26 products in my redbubble shop

Thursday, 25 April 2019

starting to get in to a routine

get me with the regular blog post, i am starting to get in to a routine. this routine includes daily trips to the clothes bank to dispose of my late father's clothes on the way to my late mothers house where i am currently trying to get the  garden cleared then back home to my late father's house to try to work my way though my dad's stuff. at some point i may go for a walk to get out the house ( via the clothes bank) i guess the may sound a bit depressing but it feels good to be able to get on with my day with calls from the hospital or other unpleasant interruption. and if i'am busy i notice whats missing a little less 

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

little experiments

in between tidying and organising the house i have been doing one or two art experiments with bits and bod i find round the house. here is an old tobacco tin that was in a toolbox covered in green paint and dirt. with the green paint and dirt removed. siting on a lump of pallet wood that i  buff with some black boot polish, 
 here is the same lump of wood given a light sanding to lighten the wood