Who needs tea bags when you can have … EGG SHELLS!!
There is a woman called Ruby Silvious and she is the queen of painting on tea bags. Here’s her Instagram feed which will provide some evidence of her skill and precision. Beautiful work. I was reading an interview with her
Bringing a few things together here. I was wondering how to get some celtic knotwork onto used tea bags. Last night I tried using carbon paper on bags that I had prepared with acrylic medium. It didn’t really work. The
This was the poem I recited for one of my speech and drama diploma exams.
In Cork. Travelled here today. Examining tomorrow and then back up to Dublin. It’s late and I’m tired but I brought a pad and some watercolour pencils. Still trying to convey the impression of Christmas tree branches. Attempted a few
We were at a book launch during the week. The Loneliness of the Sasquatch by Amanda Bell, a friend of Christine’s. It’s a translation of a work written in Irish by Gabriel Rosenstock. Actually, it’s more than a translation. Amanda
I don’t often finish things. You know, actually bring them to completion. This is an exception.
This is my favourite love poem. By the way, this is the luscious thing I referred to a little while back. I did the art work about five times and the voice recording about 25 times until I
I’m calling it an expressionist one, so let’s not count the strings! And it’s on a teabag so that’s got to be pretty cool.
Speaks for itself really … Challenging, to be honest, but I’m quite pleased with the way it turned out.
Eilis, a psychotherapist I’ve been going to for a while, told me about a poem by Derek Walcott called Love After Love. In short, it’s about meeting one’s self and, I suppose, accepting one’s self, warts, quirks and faults, as
Messing with portraits and a new app. I’m working on an idea for the treatment of a poem and I want to incorporate a slow dissolve from one picture to another. On the way to the supermarket this morning I
Started a new wood project today. The day the young lad Edward received his scholarship certificate in UCD.
A shiny new vice, allowing me to use two hands to carve.