Wednesday, 27 November 2013

the inner voice

"If you hear a voice within,

you cannot paint

then by all means paint,
and that voice will be silent".

Vincent van Gogh.


Sunday, 10 November 2013

cloud pencil names II

geranium lake  rose pink  champagne  sky blue  primrose yellow  chinese white  storm 
pale vermillion  red violet lake  ash rose  cloud grey  blue violet lake
sunset gold

Saturday, 9 November 2013

there ariseth a little cloud

"There ariseth a little cloud out of the sea, like a man's hand".

I Kings XVIII 44

Thursday, 7 November 2013

cloud pencil names

felt grey  teal blue  fell mist  gunmetal  salmon  slate violet  parchment  blue grey  soft violet  light ochre  silver grey  indigo  light violet  french grey  ash blue  bistre  taupe

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

cloud names IV

portentous  pall  plume  with my mother in the garden at sunset  the evening of the day on which I last saw my father alive 

It is one thing to conjure names for cloud drawings yet-to-be-made, altogether another to attempt to make them.