Don’t Buy This: The Irony Of Selling Anti-Consumerist Art 
Don't Buy This: the irony of selling anti-consumerist art.

Don’t buy this: the irony of selling anti-consumerist art I’ve always considered myself to be in the anti-consumerism camp, but gradually, I started to question myself.  As I started to lean towards selling my work (or at least considering making some new art for sale, something I had not wanted to do for a long […]

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Is It Printmaking or Drawing? Art Between Boundaries
Print drawings are the overlap between drawing, handwriting, painting and printmaking. The printmaking or drawing process involves repetition and creates art between boundaries.

Is it printmaking or drawing? And does it matter? I’ve made a number of text-based paintings, which I like to describe as the result of thinking about trying not to think too hard. Not thinking too hard is nearly impossible for me, so as an exercise these works were fantastic!   A loose process, tightly […]

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Other People’s Hair
What is it about other people's hair? The grass is always greener and the hair is always better on the other side.

“I like other people’s hair better than mine.” Isn’t it always the way? What’s the weird compulsion to straighten our hair when it’s curly, or curl it when it’s straight? A lot of the time we’re fighting against our genetic nature: striving to differentiate ourselves from our immediate peers. We put on a style to […]

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Perspective
Perspective, graphite on paper, by Lee Devonish. Click on the picture to read more about the story behind this drawing.

Perspective Graphite on paper, 2011 I’ve always been attached to my artworks – I don’t churn them out, and I feel a strong sense of reluctance when it comes to selling them. There are a few that I’ll never sell though, and Perspective is one of them. Drawing children Children grow and change so quickly, […]

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Concept/Word/Image
y MA essay covered conceptualism, craft, feminism and graphic novels, linking these through similarities within oppositional pairings. Where do I go now, though?

Concept/Word/Image: A few years ago, I wrote an essay entitled “The Thought That Counts”, on hierarchical dualisms within academic and non-academic modes of thought. In it, I tried to address all manner of subjects including conceptualism, craft, feminism and graphic novels, linking these through similarities within oppositional pairings. The sprawling project did earn me my […]

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