Author Archives: Reviva

Artist’s statement: We 3, 2 Acres and a Donkey

Painting is like being on a see-saw except there is no one on the other side. You have to do that awkward, near-impossible thing of running from one end to the other in between the up-downs and somehow still enjoy … Continue reading

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Invitation to my next exhibition

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Exhibition in the new year!

WE 3, 2 ACRES AND A DONKEY Coming soon…………watch this space Here’s one of the images WE 111 ( 1.5 meters wide by 2 meters high)

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One L and two Ps

We are on our way to the Philippines! Actually 3 Ps!

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Harvest Tower

Can’t wait for it to fill out with bountiful crunch

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On the washline

Hanging up to view, ’2 Acres and a Donkey’, a painting/drawing 5 meters long by 1 and a half high. Ink, acrylic, rabbit skin glue and oils on cloth.

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insights/conversations growing out of drawing

Adding colour to another depressing but strangely satisfyingly shaped haul of washed-up trash. Why I like these battered shapes…something lodging in the primitive brain, I suspect. Perhaps a kind of gestalt. I move closer and closer to the two greats … Continue reading

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leafing

A matter of focus…shadows throw doubt on the matter. These are plume poppies. Their wildly serrated leaf margins, a giddy dance for the eye, contrast with their calm, green-grey openness, like palms being held up for us to read.

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Hopeful Soapful

Castile soap ( 100% olive oil soap ) made by us, curing for the required 6 weeks,  6 months, whatever. It was a bit of a rocky process that went from failure to hope to failure to hope a few … Continue reading

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Practicing scales before the big day

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