merino vi - screenprint

merino vi

The Merino is originally from Spain, where the economic value of its soft, fine wool was so high that the penalty for exporting the sheep was death. The Merino was first brought to New Zealand in large numbers by European colonists in the 19th century. Screenprint 15x15cm Edition : 3 $90 In order to be…

merino v - screenprint

merino v

The Merino is originally from Spain, where the economic value of its soft, fine wool was so high that the penalty for exporting the sheep was death. The Merino was first brought to New Zealand in large numbers by European colonists in the 19th century. Screenprint 15x15cm Varied edition : 24 $90 In order to…

merino iv - screenprint

merino iv

The Merino is originally from Spain, where the economic value of its soft, fine wool was so high that the penalty for exporting the sheep was death. The Merino was first brought to New Zealand in large numbers by European colonists in the 19th century. Screenprint 15x15cm Varied edition : 24 $90 In order to…

merino iii screenprint

merino iii

The Merino is originally from Spain, where the economic value of its soft, fine wool was so high that the penalty for exporting the sheep was death. The Merino was first brought to New Zealand in large numbers by European colonists in the 19th century. Screenprint 15x15cm Edition: 12 $90 In order to be an…

merino ii - screenprint

merino ii

The Merino is originally from Spain, where the economic value of its soft, fine wool was so high that the penalty for exporting the sheep was death. The Merino was first brought to New Zealand in large numbers by European colonists in the 19th century. Screenprint 15x15cm Varied edition : 18 $90 In order to…

merino i - screenprint

merino i

The Merino is originally from Spain, where the economic value of its soft, fine wool was so high that the penalty for exporting the sheep was death.  The Merino was first brought to New Zealand in large numbers by European colonists in the 19th century. Screenprint 15x15cm Edition: 5 $90 In order to be an…

tui

The tui is an endemic passerine New Zealand bird, a member of the honeyeater family. Acrylic on 640gsm Fabriano paper 20x28cm Varied edition: 6

kea ii

kea

The kea is an endemic parrot, found in the high country of the South Island of New Zealand. Acrylic on 640gsm Fabriano paper 28x28cm Varied edition: 3

kelpies ii - cyanotype

kelpies ii

In Celtic folklore, the kelpie is a supernatural water horse that haunts rivers and streams. They are not benevolent: kelpies were reputed to lure people, especially children, into the water to drown and eat them. Cyanotype c. 5x12cm Varied edition: 2 prints Sold out

The Catch, Oban - Esplanade installation

the catch

Celebrating oceanography in Oban as part of the Festival of the Sea, run by the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), one of the oldest oceanographic organisations in the world. I made nearly 900 fish.  Thanks to all the elves who contributed to the installation by making and hanging additional fish, and especially to Lindsay…

poisson distribution - cyanotype

poisson distribution

Old Operations Researchers don’t die … they just make terrible puns. So how long do you have to wait in a queue before being served?  If we model customer arrivals by the Poisson probability distribution, only whole numbers of customers will arrive (helpful) and the arrival time between customers will be random and distributed exponentially. …

mackerel vii - linocut

mackerel vii

Linocut 8x8cm Edition:20 £20 “Do not tell fish stories where the people know you; but particularly, don’t tell them where they know the fish.” -mark twain

trout - screenprint

trout

Screen print 12x12cm Edition:11 £45 “A Gustave Courbet portrait of a trout has more death in it than Rubens could get in a whole Crucifixion.” -robert hughes

the science of art ii

the science of art ii

Mathematicians since Euclid have studied the properties of the golden ratio, also called the golden mean or golden section. Two quantities are in the golden ratio if their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger of the two quantities. The Greek letter phi represents the golden ratio: 1.6180339887. Artists…

the science of art i

the science of art i

Mathematicians since Euclid have studied the properties of the golden ratio, also called the golden mean or golden section. Two quantities are in the golden ratio if their ratio is the same as the ratio of their sum to the larger of the two quantities. The Greek letter phi represents the golden ratio: 1.6180339887. Artists…

the art of science ii - digital collage

the art of science ii

Physicists believe that everything is made from a few fundamental subatomic particles, governed by four fundamental forces. Their best understanding of how these particles and three of the forces are related to each other is captured by the Standard Model of particle physics. A thing of beauty, if incomplete … gravity and dark matter are…

the art of science i

the art of science i

Physicists believe that everything is made from a few fundamental subatomic particles, governed by four fundamental forces. Their best understanding of how these particles and three of the forces are related to each other is captured by the Standard Model of particle physics. A thing of beauty, if incomplete … gravity and dark matter are…

little fish big fish

little fish, big fish

On listening to PJ Harvey …. Reprising my fish from the Ee-usk mural. Screenprint 170x65mm Varied edition: 57 £20 Little fish, big fish Swimming in the water Come back here, man, Give me my daughter -pj harvey

river dreaming

river dreaming

Salmon are anadromous: they are born in fresh water, migrate to the ocean, then return to fresh water to reproduce.  They often return to their birthplace to spawn,  a feat that depends upon olfactory memory. Screenprint 12x12cm Edition:12 £45 “Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years…

whale song - screenprint

whale song

The sperm whale (physeter macrocephalus) is the largest of the toothed whales, and has a life expectancy of about 70 years. A mature whale has few natural predators. It is the deepest diving mammal, reaching depths of three kilometres as it searches for prey. The sequence of clicks made by sperm whales is not strictly…

leviathan

leviathan

The sperm whale (physeter macrocephalus) is the largest of the toothed whales, and has a life expectancy of about 70 years.  A mature whale has few natural predators.  It is the deepest diving mammal, reaching depths of three kilometres as it searches for prey.  Females give birth to between 7-10 calves over their lifetime, each…

whale watching - linocut

whale watching

The sperm whale (physeter macrocephalus) is the largest of the toothed whales, and has a life expectancy of about 70 years.  A mature whale has few natural predators.  It is the deepest diving mammal, reaching depths of three kilometres as it searches for prey.  Females give birth to between 7-10 calves over their lifetime, each…

lost - linocut

lost

The sperm whale (physeter macrocephalus) is the largest of the toothed whales, and has a life expectancy of about 70 years.  A mature whale has few natural predators.  It is the deepest diving mammal, reaching depths of three kilometres as it searches for prey.  Females give birth to between 7-10 calves over their lifetime, each…