Painting Pluto

Pluto’s had a rough ride. It’s been flung out into the edges of the Solar System to orbit erratically among millions of other rocks, asteroids, dwarf planets and more. The influence of the sun barely, just barely reaches this far. In 2006, it was unceremoniously kicked out of the planet club once and for all,... Continue Reading →

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Cosmic Nature – eBook Coming Soon

A recent house renovation meant that I had to pack away the contents of my studio and abandon any painting pursuits for a couple of weeks. Sorting, cataloging and storing works meant that I had plenty of time to reflect fondly on my work, and wonder what I could do with it. How could I... Continue Reading →

Cosmic Thoughts – Blooms

If you've been following this blog you'll have seen the slow but steady progress being made on my latest Cosmic painting. and in between poor weather, a busy work schedule and of course the in-between-layers-drying time, I can finally call this one finished. "Cosmic Blooms" is of course inspired by the fragile beauty of the Japanese... Continue Reading →

Cosmic Thoughts – Starlight

"We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us." Neil deGrasse Tyson There's something infinitely powerful about horses. If you've ever stood so close to one as to feel it's snorting breath, its rippling muscles and those... Continue Reading →

Our Place in the Universe

Rulers of the sky, No vulture ever soared so high As to see its own creation. No butterfly ever flapped its wings And changed the beating of our planet's heart. Rulers of the land, Our footprints trampling the carbon Out of stardust-turned fossils. The lion never left so much waste That the decomposers decomposed. Rulers... Continue Reading →

The Expanding Universe of Art

How is one supposed to feel, knowing that we, on our pinprick of our blue planet, in our speck of dust under the cosmic carpet of our milky way, are hurtling through space and towards infinity, with absolutely no consolation except the knowledge that it's actually happening. I guess in a way, the art world... Continue Reading →

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