Tag Archives: art

Back to the drawing board

Having a resident geek is a mixed blessing. David has walked me through most of what I’ve learned about computer animation, and also coached me on how to use the more up-to-date and – he says – versatile image manipulation … Continue reading

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A moment of gratitude

Yesterday I turned sixty-three. It occurs to me that I’ve had a very interesting life so far, and that it looks like going on being interesting, and not in the “may you live in interesting times” way. I’ve been able … Continue reading

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The thingness of things

I think about art all the time. I can’t remember a time in my life when I couldn’t draw, or when I didn’t love making things. When I made my living as a printmaker, my bread and butter was my … Continue reading

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Feeding my head…

Since starting this Patreon page I’ve been on an emotional and artistic rollercoaster, swinging from “What am I going to do?!!” and “Who would even want to look at this stuff anyway?!!” to “I’m a good artist – people will … Continue reading

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With a little help from my friends

This new adventure with Patreon is occupying a lot of my thoughts. I haven’t done anything quite like this before, and it’s by turns exciting and scary, probably the closest I’m going to get to a roller coaster ride. I … Continue reading

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Principles

I’m taking back my writing time. I wish I could say this meant I’d received a humongous whack of money somehow, allowing me to leave my wage-slavery, but it doesn’t. What I have received is a (relatively) small amount that … Continue reading

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Grey days ahead

Winter has arrived, with a substantial amount of snow, although not the pile they got in New York! And days will be greyer now which, as far as my Muse is concerned, is all to the good. See, I’ve always … Continue reading

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