I am now entering my third year of my imaginary drawing/ writing school course, as part of the imaginary university.
Here are my year’s aims
Imaginary Drawing School
January- Oct- To devise, develop and produce a more developed 3d illustration/ installation of my story ‘By Catching at the Twigs that form between Bliss and Me’. Based around the character The Thing that looks like a tree but is not a tree. I aim to apply for arts council funding and make this into a reality. This is my aim and the focal point of the whole year and its completion would be the main outcome of the whole three years of my study at the drawing school.
Jan-Dec Ongoing Development of Them Strange Folk Project
January- July- To produce three paintings- that are a complete departure from my pen and ink drawing style.
January- June- To complete three new murals in Bristol
May- 3 Illustrations of shanty towns
April/May- Rasputin Comic Issue 1
April- Complete The Experience Based Ideas Train Visual Story
January- June to produce a series of mini treehouses to exhibit around Bristol
February- Exhibition of work alongside Zam Zam Davey at the Cellout gallery in Bristol- Done - please see here http://www.thecloudgallery.com/pandaemonium.html
Imaginary Writing School
January- March- To complete a short story to illustrate some of the work of collaborator/ illustrator Gonzalo Balmaceda- Done
January- March- To complete and illustrate in full my story ‘By Catching at the Twigs that form between bliss and me and send to publishers/ self publish (March- Sept)
May- Oct- To work on and publish/ self publish a collection of poetry.
Murakami- Sputnik Sweetheart, South of the Border- Read
Philip K Dick- Death Maze- Read
Dostoevsky- Brothers Karamazov
Colin Wilson- The Outsider (again)
JG Ballard- Vermillion Sands
John Steinbeck- Travels with Charley- Read
Flannery O’Connor- A good man is hard to find
James Joyce- Dubliners
Authority and the Individual- Russell
Building a low impact Roundhouse- Wrench