Altered Art book: Page 23 The muffled voice

page-23 Page 23 of my altered art book.  It seems so long since I last did a page, lets hope I’m now on a roll lol!  I am very nearly near the end of the first ‘chapter’ (there are 3 altogether I think) and I am already having a problem closing this book! The text Continue reading “Altered Art book: Page 23 The muffled voice”

Recently read: ‘The Bronte’s Haworth’ The place and the people the Bronte’s knew by S. R. Whitehead

  I bought this book on my recent visit to Haworth.  I got it from the Parsonage Museum shop where there are copious amounts of Bronte books, new ones are coming out all the time and it’s hard to keep track of them. This book one deals with the Bronte’s relationship with their village,the peopleContinue reading “Recently read: ‘The Bronte’s Haworth’ The place and the people the Bronte’s knew by S. R. Whitehead”

Read Recently: ‘Evil Spirits’ the Life of Oliver Read by Cliff Goodwin

I read a lot.  I always have a couple of books on the go.  I can’t get to sleep before reading a few pages.  I find it relaxes me.  I have just finished ‘Evil Spirit’ The Life of Oliver Reed.  I really enjoyed this book: I’ve always thought that Reed was much underated as an actor. Continue reading “Read Recently: ‘Evil Spirits’ the Life of Oliver Read by Cliff Goodwin”

Will the real Charlotte Bronte PLEASE stand up!

There have not been many portraits of the famous writer Charlotte Bronte, so it’s a bit of a tall order to establish what she really looked like.  One person who at least had a bit of an idea having lived with her, was her brother Branwell.  He painted quite a few portraits of people heContinue reading “Will the real Charlotte Bronte PLEASE stand up!”

Transcription page 39 Opt for the Optical Illusion (which is just that)

Continuing with my transcription of Paula Rego’s ‘Snow White and her Stepmother’, page 39 continues to explore possibilities with format. Metalic pen on black card explores unusual possibilities: looking for ways to take the transcription forward. Page 40, I attempt to do a Bridget Riley – and fail!  Riley is famous for her Op ArtContinue reading “Transcription page 39 Opt for the Optical Illusion (which is just that)”

Transcription: page 38 Subversive Text

Continuing my transcription of Paula Rego’s ‘Snow White and her Stepmother’  Page 38.  I experimented with script, filling the shapes in with printed defintions of the word ‘stepmother’ and ‘snow’ and ‘white’ etc.  I did  a large board with all the negative spaces filled in, but I havn’t been able to find an image ofContinue reading “Transcription: page 38 Subversive Text”