Everyday number 12. I could draw trees all day… Once again made with Procreate on the iPad, playing with layers of colour and photographs. Absolute fun to create.
Everyday number 11. Another Portal, this time in 1998 – Stepping into Madrid for the first time. Anton Martin, Telefonica, Mahou… through a patio interior. All new! All welcoming! Below-right, someone keeping an eye on me to see how I get along. Top-right, a to-do list from today, linking back to the now.
Everyday number 10. Fate. I think I’m still obsessed with maps, place, fate, what my 8 year-old would have made of the fact that he’d end up living somewhere completely different… This is an un-self-portrait – no real likeness, but perhaps he looks like some part of me I guess. I’ve heard it said that allContinue reading “Fate”
Everyday number 6. A beautiful walk above El Escorial this afternoon.
Everyday painting no. 3. After 20+ years in Madrid, I occasionally think about the fate vs. free will argument. In 1998 it felt like I chose Madrid over Paris and Barcelona to do a CELTA teacher-training course. I was offered all three and went for Madrid. But far down the line, it sometimes seems likeContinue reading “Map / Movement”