I am the headteacher of a Sheffield junior school and paint and make ceramic sculptures in my spare time .
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
The paintings are about the colour, light, space and texture of heather moorland. Active ,expressive, gestural marks made in thick paint contrast with diffused areas of colour and subtle over -glazing , attempting to create a sense of distance and deep space. The paintings try to explore the coincidence of physical and contemplative space. Burnt heather stalks and other plant forms from the moor also provide the stimulus for the ceramic piece, "earthfire totems" …Read More