Saturday, 26 April 2014

South Wales Burial Chambers

"Increasingly I find myself drawing not necessarily exactly what I see, but what I want to see"

(Ian Sidaway)

"One must always draw, draw with the eyes, when one cannot draw with a pencil."


Tuesday, 15 April 2014


"Spring drew on...and a greeness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps."

(Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre)

"But now it was spring again, and spring was almost unbearable for sensitive hearts. It drove creation to its utmost limits, it wafted its spice-laden breath even into the nostrils of the innocent."

(Knut Hamson. Dreamers)

Sunday, 6 April 2014


"The surface of Venice is constantly metamorphosing (and) painting Venice is almost like being a restorer, peeling off the layers to find the picture underneath."

(Arbit Blatas)

"The mere use of ones eyes in Venice is happiness enough and generous observers find it hard to keep an account of their profits in this line."

(Henry James)