Category Archives: street art

Rebel Rebel

As I take one step after another on the journey towards my goal – a gallery filled with Paris drawings – I never know what the next addition to the exhibition will be.  It is often the last completed drawing … Continue reading

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Still Life

“Still Life” is an arrangement of shapes, colours and textures observed while eating breakfast on Wednesday 19 October 2016 at a Beaubourg café.  I look up from my chocolat chaud and there it is…an abstract collage of ordinary life…patiently awaiting … Continue reading

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City Slicker

“City Slicker” – noun – informal, derogatory: a person with the sophistication and values generally associated with urban dwellers. The opportunistic raven is nobody’s fool.  He is sleek, healthy, clever, and manages just fine thank you very much in the … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Wall

Once upon a wall there was a corroding remnant of street art.  Only a head and shoulder remained.  Whatever the rest of the image was had long gone.  It had presumably cracked up then flaked off, washed and blown away … Continue reading

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Visually Conscious in New York

Recently Matthew and I were in America.  One of my favourite days of the trip was an overcast New York Saturday when Matt and I walked across the Manhattan Bridge, through part of Brooklyn,  returning on the Williamsburg Bridge.  Under a leaden sky we enjoyed unrelenting … Continue reading

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Rue de l’Echaudé

  I have drawn my favourite Parisian street several times since I first found myself standing on it in December 2010.  Today I have finished my latest drawing of rue de l’Echaudé.  What is it about this street?  It is narrow, intimate and so old that … Continue reading

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Christchurch Revisited

A few days ago I spent two days in Christchurch at the end of a 10 day New Zealand holiday.  I had also visited the earthquake-ravaged city in August last year.  I was curious to see the changes between then … Continue reading

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