I am participating this year on the Open Studios Notts event. Almost 300 artists in all of Nottinghamshire are openening their studios in May and June. Mine is going to be open to the public on 12/13th May. That’s in just over a week, and there’s still tons of things to do to prepare for […]
Through my project message in a bottle I now have a bit of contact to other people who write or collect messages in bottles. One of those people is James Ismael Kuck aka Peter Stein. Peter has advanced in recent years to the expert in messages in bottles in Germany. Now one of the two publicly funded German TV stations is going to speak with him about the topic. As before on such occasions, Peter asked his friends and acquaintances for contributions, and so I quickly whipped up a little something to go into the bottles: Knowledge.
“Now I try to take it a bit more slowly, but it’s not easy. Being in the studio to get work done is actually the most relaxing I can do at the moment. But I have been sick too many times in a row now, I really should find a way to wind down a […]
I made a teeny tiny book today to put into one of my bottles. It measures about 4mm x 5mm and has handwritten text in it. Making a book, even if it was just a small one, was a welcome change from a lot of printmaking recently. Since I have been complaining so much about […]
It has been a while since I last posted here. – Sorry about that! Life has been even more demanding than usual, with the kids being in hospital for a test for which they needed to be sedated, followed by now two weeks of the kids taking turn in being sick at home with high […]