Archive for October 17, 2007

A Solitary Tree: Retro-Blog 2

The Retro-Blog: Looking back at the development of a successful creative project in 2006 and the lessons learned along the way.

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Delving into my old journals to find how I began with the Tree Series, I find myself (in Jan 2006) in Manchester – the city of my birth – noting in my journal that ‘I have been struck by the patterns of the denuded branches against the…white sky.

I had just visited an exhibition which had as its theme the use of white in painting, and so it seemed fitting that the sky, of all colours, should be white. I don’t think I had ever thought of it that way before. I suppose if you had asked me, I would have said it was grey. Read the rest of this entry »


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