After the Bronze is poured the next step is to break it out of the investment mould. Here shown with last bits in white still to be removed with a wire brush. It lies in the removed material which is known as ludo.
A large watercolour in Chinese Sumi-E style with brush straight to paper. The image is inspired through romantic and classical ideas of beauty as being sought and discovered in images from Michael Cimino's "Heavens Gate" I980.
Written by Eamon Kiernan the cover I designed illustrates the spiritual journey undertaken by the main figure in the book. Hidden in the composition are elements awaiting discovery which you are welcome to seek out and find for yourself.
Project MOT interpret Rembrandt's Belshazzar's Feast where " mene mene tekel upharsin " is presented as "The Writing is on the wall". A modern insight into the feasting at the table whereby over indulgence is being portrayed through substance mis-use.
The outside of the Travellers Centre at Pavee Point Dublin where currently I am doing some commission work. Its a fascinating place, the Travellers Culture is full of symbolic traditions from the past and a way of life that brings us back to nature and the landscape.
Studying early Zurich Dadaists such as Sophie Taeuber-Arp , Janco and Schwitters. The MOT group explore the expressive potential of the mask and it's place as a device that acts as a conduit to inspire performance
Image created for demonstration of mandala making looking at jungian psychology in art. After I drew this I heard of fireballs that were spotted last night over Carlow and Baldoyle Dublin. Student works can be seen at http://www.perfectvision.ie