Archive for June, 2010

Earth to Earth – The experience

Posted by | Earth to Earth | June 29, 2010

As an artists who claims to be inspired by the landscape I am often critical of myself for not getting out and drawing more strongly on my inspirations. The discipline of spending forty minutes walking through the landscape looking in a meaningful way has been insightful and uplifting. Giving oneself a reason, a purpose, like […]

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Earth to Earth – A few hours later

Posted by | Earth to Earth | June 08, 2010

By nine o’clock at night this is all that was left of my Moon Jar. The wind and rain had in a single day reduced the pot to little more than a pile of soggy shards. The foot ring of the Jar was the all that remained. Up there the weather was really wild, standing […]

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Earth to Earth – The first rain

Posted by | Earth to Earth | June 07, 2010

The anticipation to see what effect the first rain had had on the unfired clay was motivating as I climbed the hill. From afar it was still in its entirety, a sphere against the laden sky. The Jar was wet through on one side, the side that had taken the weather.  Drops of rain had […]

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Earth to Earth – A Wall Brown

Posted by | Earth to Earth, Uncategorized | June 05, 2010

Just below the summit of Carn Treliwyd is a field of bluebells. Today as I tramped my way through them each step sent flying a myriad of insects, among them Damselflies and a Wall Brown Butterfly. I took a different route to the summit and came across another line of quartz leading directly to the […]

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Earth to Earth – Quartz lines

Posted by | Earth to Earth | June 05, 2010

Nearing the top of Carn Treliwyd I found these lines of quartz. Ancient routes through the rocks that shape our landscape. How we use and experience a landscape is of constant interest to me.  One of the ways that shapes our experiences is the routes we take. paths are like common routes of experience, a […]

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Earth to Earth on Carn Treliwyd

Posted by | Earth to Earth | June 03, 2010

My second attempt at this project after the previous Jar was taken from the top of Clegyr Boia. A new more remote location this time on top of Carn Treliwyd. I have made a Jar from a blend of local clays, some from the moor below at Waun Llodi. This raw, unfired jar is to […]

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