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A Brief Discussing Regarding the Lost of Cornish Identity  Art Colonies on Penwith Peninsula and Their Substantial Impact  The article briefly introduced the establishment of Cornish identity since the establishment of art colonies in Penwith peninsula. It argues that Cornwall is still in a primitive stage of reclaiming its voice as well as political demands […]

Experiments with materiality went on this week. Technical problems still are a major concern. My accommodation cannot provide a sufficient space where I can increase the size of the practice. I can now make the sea salt crystallise on the specific surface, but still failing to control its shape and size.  I did successfully made […]

It Rains in Mount’s Bay Today is a series of watercolour painting about heavy foggy rain on various perspective points from Newlyn to Marazion. It emphasis the deceive position of mother nature in a typical Cornish rainy scene. Individual paintings demonstrate a different stage of a winter rain. Some of these images are purely watercolour […]

Most of the physical practice were experiments of placing figures in the landscape. I intended to create neutral objects that represent the real relationship between human and nature. While celebrating the preponderant power of nature, I would like to highlight the spiritual and cultural creations of human, which ultimately, are still the outcomes of nature. […]

Random thought: How are you going to depict Cornish landscape? The phase historians use to talk about indigenous painters like Alfred Wallis and Peter Lanyon is always interesting. The often introduces these artists produced landscapes that only Cornish people would understand. Thus, whether I can process the landscape as one of the local individuals still […]

Leon Dabo was a tonalist landscape painter. He did not start to painting landscape until the 20th Century. His painting was not reputable before appreciations from Edmond Aman-Jean was earned. Majorly, he worked landscapes around the Hudson Valley. His style is to create a vacant speciousness under an overall tone that decorated by scattered light. […]

I took an experimental step in this week’s physical practice. I destroy one of the previous work after recognising “outsider’s perspective” may have a substantial impact on Cornwall’s landscape. It is quite logical to maintain what attracted those up-country artists and visitors if the county has the interest to keep its third industry healthy. I […]