Stephen Chapman

The second incarnation of my blog

Zac Art

Pete’s mum commissioned an artist in Norfolk to paint an image of her local church.  So the artist decided to incorporate a few people, including Pete and I… and Zac! … Continue reading

March 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Escher in action

August 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

The weird, interesting and wonderful #8

During April I am actively looking for interesting “stuff” on the net and sharing it will you every few days. It’s been three years since Pantone, self-declared arbiters of visible … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The weird, interesting and wonderful #7

During April I am actively looking for interesting “stuff” on the net and sharing it will you every few days. Cuban-American artist Jorge Rodriguez-Gerada continues to paint huge portraits on … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

The weird, interesting and wonderful #1

During April I am actively looking for interesting “stuff” on the net and sharing it will you every few days. Today it’s some art that is cleverly formed from colour … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Finished… I think

I watched a programme on BBC1 recently where professional artists were tasked with producing a self portrait. They found it challenging and one of the judges made the comment that, if … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Self portrait

Painting is not easy, I know that, but I decided to have a go at painting a self portrait in acrylic paints. He’s the finished work (well, I still may … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · 4 Comments

The wall

On one of the dining room walls there are 12 picture frames, all around 8×10 inches in size, but all very different. I purposely chose lots of different styles of frames … Continue reading

January 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Finland Finland Finland

Back in April I mentioned that the Finish postal service was issuing stamps featuring Tom of Finland.  Well, I bought 3 sets and they arrived yesterday.  I’m not sure what … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 2 Comments

More vent des forêts

Some of the best art so far! The ball of rubbish 6+ metres high and the org around 4 metres! The cars all had stuff on their roof racks – … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vent des forêts

In the middle of nowhere (and I really mean miles from any shop, bar etc) about 20km from Bar Le Duc in eastern France there are massive forests. Some clever … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Between

Between the spikes Between the buildings Between the sea defences Between the fence Between the poles   Inspired by the Daily Post. See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here. … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · 6 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Extra, Extra

Photos with an unexpected extra… A friend appeared as I took the photo: I only noticed the reflection of the building after taking the photo of the tram: I took … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · 12 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Split second story

A story in a single frame… I am on a boat on the Lea Valley Navigation, chugging along. It’s a quite a large boat, easily big enough to fit 15 … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · 17 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of art

Not all art is obvious… (and if you are here to see the images, you are welcome and may also benefit from THIS posting) My computer art: My wire art … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 8 Comments

Now you can lick Tom of Finland

Who’d have thought it, the gay hunk art by Tom of Finland is to feature on stamps. It’s more than simply gay porn pretending to be art, the pictures are highly accomplished … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Clever doodles that incorporate everyday objects

January 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

The A to Z of me: E

E is for Escher One of my favourite artists is M C Escher, the Dutch artist who specialised in shapes, impossible structures, architecture and nature.  I have owned a print of … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Masterpiece

Masterpieces?…. Our hands: Billboard: Eye: My art: Inspired by the Daily Post. See my other entries for the weekly photo challenge here.

July 26, 2013 · 10 Comments

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