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Inky Leaves
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Becoming Blue: The Uncoming
'He smelt of bergamot, paper and oil paint. He smelt of galleries, of picture frames and floorboards. Fragrances just followed him, it was part of who he was. From the jasmine flowers in Onslow Gardens to the slightly sickly Hyacinths in Abbott and Holder. ...
Becoming Blue: The Uncoming
Becoming Blue: The Uncoming
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Becoming Blue IV: Consolida - FORGIVENESS
Things are taking time, but I am making progress. I have invested in a car. It's a leap of faith that I have been putting off for ages but in the end I decided to commit. He's black with a very large boot and blackout windows. I have named him Diego after V...
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INK Q II
Hello everyone! I hope you are well and having a superb summer. It's been a while since I have updated you on Blue Flower and the work I am doing with INKQ so I thought I'd check in. I am well and have been incredibly busy. This summer, while I was document...
INK Q II
INK Q II
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Becoming Blue: Inky Leaves Podcasting
I am happy to announce I have published my first podcast !  'Inky Leaves Podcasting' is a channel that will focus solely on promoting botany and botanical art through audio.  Here we get to listen to artists, collectors and curators and, a s time passes, I ...
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Starting a revolution from my easel
Talk at the Linnean Society of London  June 7 th 2017 Here's the talk that I did at the Linnean Society of London on the 7th June 2017. I remember being seriously tired when I did this so please excuse any stumbles! It was in between the two Leafscape publi...
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Becoming Blue II: Agapanthus - LOVE
'Love, at first sight, is always spoken in the past tense. The scene is perfectly adapted to this temporal phenomenon: distinct, abrupt, framed, it is already a memory... This scene has all the magnificence of an accident: I cannot get over having had this ...
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Becoming Blue: INK Quarterly Proofs
Hibiscus flower, 11 x 14 cm, Watercolour on paper, SOLD I am very excited to be able to tell you that on the anniversary of Leafscape we managed to get hold of the printed proof pages for our first INK Quarterly newspaper and, thanks to your support, they l...
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Becoming Blue II: Introduction
On a sunny September afternoon, as tired leaves rustled in the garden beyond her window pane, she opened her book 'An Inquiry into Blue' and took out a flatted, knotted mass of black and brown hair that she had collected from a bed at Kensal Green several w...
Becoming Blue II: Introduction
Becoming Blue II: Introduction
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Inky Leaves goes to Moscow
In October 2017 I was extremely lucky in that I was invited to attend the International Watercolour Festival in Moscow as a guest artist for five days. Here are some of the photographs taken during this spectacular event. I was so impressed by the curation ...
Inky Leaves goes to Moscow
Inky Leaves goes to Moscow
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Interview on Radio Talk Europe
On a gloriously sunny day in Belicena, Spain I was hiding in my studio talking with the excellent and very talented Ian Rutter , who not only presents, but also writes and paints.  Leaf  070420170959, Rosa sp.. Watercolour on paper. SOLD Ian produces an fas...
Interview on Radio Talk Europe
Interview on Radio Talk Europe
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