Category Archives: sculptures

REPORT ON LAST SATURDAY’S PREVIEW

It all went jolly well and I’m looking forward to throwing open my side gate again next weekend and the weekend after as part of Coastal Currents Arts Festival 2015. Full details available here.

Overheard last weekend -

“Distressing.”

“Why?”

“Apart from all that, the biscuits were delicious .”

“Oh that reminds me, we need to buy some Vaseline.”

Right, I’ve [...]

THE DIE IS CAST

My work is done. Everything is in place for my Open Studio exhibition ‘Thru the Keyhole’ and I’m ready to throw open the side gate. The responsibility is now firmly in the eyes and minds of any visitors. I shall, of course, be there to make cups of tea and coffee and hand round the [...]

THE SOLUTION TO FRETTING

I have come up with a brilliant and effective solution to stop  people worrying about all those silly, unimportant things.

On a particularly fretful day last week, I decided to run around the carpark outside Morrisons the supermarket, wearing nothing more than a smile and a hat. It was very freeing but the worries about my [...]

REVVING UP …

… to a climax

Coastal Currents Open Studios 2015 starts in 4 weeks. I’m doing a pre-Open Studios press party in 2 weeks.

The local art critic, Percy the pigeon, has just left his comment … and fertilised the garden.

It’s an ill wind.

What larks Pip.

IT WON’T BE LONG NOW

The Coastal Currents Arts Festival 2015 will be kicking off shortly. The brochure is very shiny and very exciting. Hastings and it’s environs will be awash with all things arty. Click HERE to download the brochure.

In the meantime the key to my personal success will rely heavily on trying to expand my taste away from [...]

OPEN STUDIOS 2015

Later this year, September I believe, I’ll be throwing open my side passage so that peeps can gawp at my doings and wonder.

A typical conversation from the last time I participated in this annual vibrant Coastal Currents cultural event ran along these lines.

“Why do you bother?”

“Everest.”

“The double glazing company?”

“No, the mountain.”

“Oh, of course. ‘Because it’s [...]

THE FAIRLIGHT EYE

Hot air and wind have long been associated with me and so it seemed appropriate to develop the Fairlight Eye into a wind powered icon of my true nature. I know, it’s very moving … but only when the wind is in a certain direction. Many thanks to the tins of baked beans that made [...]

Memorial for Frog

Frog is floating towards whatever counts as heaven in his world and serves as a reminder that dogs are, in the most part, good eggs.
Sculpture made for Tiggz in memory of his dog, Frog.
Any resemblance to Damien Hirst’s “ The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living” is purely coincidental. He should [...]

WHY ON EARTH DOES A DUCK NEED AN UMBRELLA?

Oh, now I understand … I think.
*scratches head and ponders*
Pondering is a GOOD thing BTW.

PLAN 5328

The new pad in Portugal used to be a shop.
A plan is forming in the empty expanse that used to house my brain, to open an art gallery in Cellar 1. “Daddy Papersurfer’s Cellar Full of Stuff” has a ring of success written all over it.
There is enough space there to create innovative, wonderful objects. [...]