ROAD TRIP : THE GOLDEN GATE

In 2006 I took a Road Trip from San Francisco to New Mexico and back over the course of a month, writing and taking photos all the way. Two years later I had a show of paintings based on those photographs. This is a series of posts of those paintings accompanied by the relevant diary …

DESERT INN, BARSTOW~The Anatomy of a Painting

Soon I will be leaving college with my art degree and I am looking at what's next. Part of this means I have decided to┬áreboot the Easel Weasel. I will start by posting excerpts from a never-before-seen (!) diary written when I was driving around the U.S. eleven years ago. Each post will be accompanied …

CAFE DE JAREN

I have not being painting since I took my studio apart a few months back, in April I think, and for the most part it has been the best decision I have ever made. I feel unburdened. I never realised how fixated I had become on painting as a studio pursuit and how the studio …

TUBE TIME

Maybe somewhere in the world there are painters who look after their paint and screw the caps back on tightly. I am not one of these- and I suspect I wouldn't have very much to say to them if I met them-so every now and again I have to spend a couple of hours cleaning …