Beyond normal explanation

The day starts. It’s a further less usual day.

The HoBB is closed as there’s a virus about!

But it remains usual as a sharing day and a day for nibbling virtual snippets and offline fish and chips.

As covid 19 is ‘beyond normal explanation’, here is my artistic impression of its purpose in life ….. in ink and pencil with a royal tyrean purple overlay.

But before it, a blossom of peony, now pink, once red, to show that normality grows in the HoBB garden and lives seasonally strong.

Happy new normality.

Green Belt Grey Belt

As industrial farming grows, the traditional countryside view of green fields, trees, crops and animals gives way to polytunnels, coated aluminium sheet roofing, concrete yards, greenhouses and floating sea cages.

As the population of the World grows, we demand more food from the earth and ocean than it can produce naturally.  In an attempt to communicate this to those who reproduce in their millions without slowing down, I have started to sketch a series of ideas for future paintings.

This is my first sketch:
Title:    Green Belt Grey Belt. 28cm x 20cm. Pencil and ink.