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November 13, 2018

Transitions, twilight, gloaming, thresholds - moments between states - is this where slippage might occur? A timeless space…

Wordsworth’s garden. Time leaps through the centuries and the fading light is half now, half then. One foot in reality, the other in another zone...

March 2, 2018

It's 2am and I am mixing snow into a small mound of oil paint… it's refusing to melt and so I chop the little beads of ice until I have the consistency of slush. It feels gritty on the brush and is too crunchy for fluid marks; but I am undeterred.

Ni...

November 30, 2017

I'm falling in love with the Lake District all over again. The last few months have seen me working at Grasmere, Rydal, Thirlmere and Derwentwater. I love this time of year, there is nothing better than a few crisp hours spent drawing outside. 

I am looki...

January 31, 2017

Alison Critchlow is about to embark upon a journey to the Isle of Iona. Here she shares her thoughts about her painting in progress.

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