the question

the question

Digital collage 12x19cm Varied edition £20 “To be, or not to be, that is the question: whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing end them? To die, to sleep, no more; and by a sleep…

richard dawkins quote

“The chances of each of us coming into existence are infinitesimally small, and even though we shall all die some day, we should count ourselves fantastically lucky to get our decades in the sun.” -richard dawkins

faerie queen

The Faerie Queene is an incomplete epic poem by Edmund Spenser, one of the longest poems in the English language. It is an allegorical work and can be read as praise of Queen Elizabeth I. It examines virtues by following the adventures of several knights. Images are printed on vintage book pages and feature Royal…

douglas adams quote

If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands. douglas adams

flying ducks

flying ducks

The original flying ducks ceramic wall ornaments, designed, made & hand-painted by Beswick, were based on the mallard duck. The mallard can interbreed with other species.  Mutations in the genes that control the colour of plumage are very common.  The ducks in my imaginarium illustrate some of the more unusual genetic mutations seen flying in…

kilmartin triptych ii

kilmartin triptych ii

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland. The first panel of each triptych – Rocks & Stones – features standing stones and cup and ring marked rocks. The second panel – Five Cairns – features the linear cemetery, five cairns – Glebe, Nether Largie North, Nether Largie Mid, Nether…

kilmartin triptych i

kilmartin triptych i

Kilmartin Glen in Argyll is one of the richest prehistoric landscapes in Scotland. The first panel of each triptych – Rocks & Stones – features standing stones and cup and ring marked rocks. The second panel – Five Cairns – features the linear cemetery, five cairns – Glebe, Nether Largie North, Nether Largie Mid, Nether…

temple wood iv & v

temple wood iv & v

Temple Wood is the site of two circles. The larger circle contains thirteen stones, with evidence that there were seven others, and probably dates from around 3,000 BCE.  Its purpose is uncertain: it is possible that the northern circle was constructed to align with the mid-day sun on the winter solstice.  The wood is a…

antonov and parachute

up, up & away

The Antonov AN-2 is a large, slow-flying bi-plane. This particular Antonov lives at Hinton Airfield in Northamptonshire. For James & Stine Screen print Image size: 14x59cm Edition:10 £100

three queens

Seventy-eight 12th century chess pieces were found on the Hebridean Isle of Lewis in 1831. Most of them are carved from walrus ivory, some are carved from whale teeth. The chess pieces were probably made in Norway. Linocut Image size: 15×13 cm Edition: 20 £30 “When you look at them, kneel down or crouch in…

three kings linocut

three kings

Seventy-eight 12th century chess pieces were found on the Hebridean Isle of Lewis in 1831. Most of them are carved from walrus ivory, some are carved from whale teeth. The chess pieces were probably made in Norway. Linocut Image size: 15x13cm Edition:20 £30 “When you look at them, kneel down or crouch in such a…

two queens linocut

two queens

Seventy-eight 12th century chess pieces were found on the Hebridean Isle of Lewis in 1831. Most of them are carved from walrus ivory, some are carved from whale teeth. The chess pieces were probably made in Norway. Linocut Image size: 150x145mm Edition:20 £30 When you look at them, kneel down or crouch in such a…

two kings linocut

two kings

Seventy-eight 12th century chess pieces were found on the Hebridean Isle of Lewis in 1831. Most of them are carved from walrus ivory, some are carved from whale teeth. The chess pieces were probably made in Norway. Linocut Image size: 150x145mm Edition:20 £30 When you look at them, kneel down or crouch in such a…

antonov

antonov

The Antonov AN-2 is a large, slow-flying bi-plane. This Antonov lives at Hinton Airfield in Northamptonshire. For James & Stine Screen print Image size: 29x29cm Varied edition: 8 prints £100