"Earth’s distant orb appeared the smallest light that twinkles in the heaven; whilst round the chariot’s way innumerable systems rolled and countless spheres diffused an ever-varying glory. It was a sight of wonder: some were hornèd like the crescent moon; some shed a mild and silver beam like Hesperus o'er the western sea; some dashed athwart with trains of flame, like worlds to death and ruin driven; some shone like suns, and as the chariot passed, eclipsed all other light." From "Queen Mab" by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1813)

Tuesday, 30 March 2010

The Folk Art Of Cactus County #9

I’ve recently finished another four of the small 10cm x10cm canvas paintings. I’ve got individual close ups on my Flickr site of each of them if you want to take a look; otherwise, here’s a picture of all four together.
I’ve taken a little bit of a blow on the painting front today as I’ve just been turned down for another exhibition. Oh well. That’s only two I’ve ever applied for but I really thought I would get into this one. There’s another one coming up I’m going to try for. Also, Jonesey has been on at me about setting my own small show up at a little gallery on Gloucester Road. I’ve resisted up to now as I didn’t have enough work to show but I’ve got quite a bit ready now so I think I might give that a go. I’ll let all you fans of the Folk Art of Cactus County (anyone?) know how that works out.

Suggested listening: “Dead Letter Chorus” by Llama Farmers. I can’t believe this album is over ten years old now. It still sounds great though.


  1. These look great! You should do kitchen tiles! A Cactus County Kitchen, I'd have one! Kelly x