Breaking open stories

hourglass stories …

Hourglass stories is an A5 card that began as a colour choice which turned into some colour effects that gave a basis for the stories to be broken-open. The hope is that the fluidity of the molten wax medium is matched by the fluidity of imagination. These stories are endless ..

Red Mountain Woken

The central motif of this image on an A4 white card came in very few strokes. The red mountain shouted to my eyes “Look at me, I’m here and awake!” ┬áThere was no denying that call, so the work continued on around that visual missive. Something both musical and magical built around the first expression…

Dreamt-up Garden

More white blank A4 card, more wondering what to do. Again, the wax started to melt on the iron and unplanned strokes divulged fresh stimulus to the awaiting mind. A central structure gave information, a starting point for development, a launch pad into a dream of creative discovery. The garden found its way into my…

Flow of Creativity

.. there I was, looking at an A4 piece of card and wondering what to do. The wax started to melt on the iron and before I knew it the card was covered. Then what? patterns, abstract, look and see what is coming into focus …. .. nothing yet … then, after more playing, stroking…