Category Archives: Art

Happy New Year – 2018

There was something not quite right about my numbers for the last year that kept nagging at me so I dug a little deeper and compared everything. Banks these days keep a good track of where and how money goes … Continue reading

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Well it was close.

There’s an old expression: don’t count your chickens before they’re hatched. Mea maxima culpa. A few days before Xmas our son lost his phone. How does that impact me? Well if he has no phone he cannot arrange job interviews … Continue reading

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Almost there.

The New Year is an arbitrary beginning, but useful really for the purposes of looking back and looking forward. The trick to looking back is to glance, like you do in the rear view mirror of a car. You can’t … Continue reading

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More clay fun

I was pinching a small piece of clay and came up with the hairdo you see here and thought – hey that looks a little like an old time rocker hairdo. Over the next few hours the rest followed. Hollow … Continue reading

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No rest for the wicked

I’ve realized what bothers me most about working seven on seven – no time to myself. I don’t get any alone time. There is always someone in the same space I am in. There is never a moment when I … Continue reading

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I think it’s kind of funny

Had a little fun with some modeling clay last night. This head took about two and a half hours. It’s funny though, like with painting, I really don’t notice time passing while I’m sculpting. On the funny front our son … Continue reading

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Xmas is coming

Xmas is coming. This is most obvious due to the plethora of Cyber-Monday advertisements and the Black Friday advertisements on the web. Our daughter has only one Xmas wish this year which will set me back a little over $500.00 … Continue reading

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Holiday schedule

Having fun with modeling clay. I’m planning on using modeling clay to create and light things or scenes I want to draw. Models will allow me to light them the way I want and see how the shadows would cast. … Continue reading

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November twenty seventeen

The pressure on the financial front has not dwindled. It never does entirely but there’s a bit of an awkward crunch going on at the moment which makes for interesting planning. The time between last pay cheque and next pay … Continue reading

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Go with the flow

Life, if not always flowing in my favour, has at least been interesting. Stewart Hall rejected both my submissions this year. It was a very tough competition this year with, at best, a 25% chance of acceptance. The general antipathy … Continue reading

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