Drawing and line

Line drawing has always been an important part of what I do as an artist – I love to draw a  sweeping line which twists back on itself, free and full of movement. I feel that line, unlike flat shapes, can describe movement and fluidity, especially when it has been drawn quickly, blindly, swoopingly. Line…

Snowflakes Video

It’s snowing a lot here in Glasgow at the moment, so here is a link to a snowflake video I made a few years ago. I had made some wire snowflake decorations and thought it would be fun to make a stop motion video of them.  

Alexander Calder and the wonder of art that makes you smile

I’ve just left the Calder exhibition in Tate Modern with a big smile on my face which even grumpy London couldn’t shake. It made me think about art and why some artists and artwork can have this effect on you. I know I’m not the only person who felt it – before I went to…