Milk and Blood and Thing with Feathers

I posted here before about my statue that pretty much took me the last 12 months to finish. Those who follow my instagram stream have seen images of first the feet, the legs, my struggle with the hands, and images of how I finished the bird baby during lockdown at home. It’s the biggest of […]

Dominique Golden – Marionettes and Catholic Myths (Interview)

Dominique Golden is a multidisciplinary artist, originally from Lancashire, in the North of England, and is now working and living in London. The first time I became aware of her work was through the “Familiar Machines” exhibition at Backlit Galleries in Nottingham in 2019 where an almost life-sized Madonna with an integrated structure that made […]

New Work in Shadow Boxes

In this first box above there’s a whole landscape of fabric that drapes around her. From there I went maybe to the other extreme and just collaged the cut out drypoint onto the printed background. The woven impression comes from two overlapping prints, and an area where there’s just one of them, serves as a […]

Büchertiger Supplies Shop Update

Hello everyone! It’s been a while since you heard from me, and that’s because I have been super busy (as so often). At first I was busy with everything that came with the current coronavirus pandemic, specifically with turning from an artist and sole trader to a primary school teacher. For now this is the […]

Things are Moving Again – Slowly

Did you know tigers hibernate? I didn’t before this year, but experience now has shown they occasionally do, at least the book tigers… Officially, the UK went into lockdown on 23rd of March (I closed shops a week earlier), and from 1st of June, lockdown eases were announced. Officially we are now out of lockdown […]