The Kick-About #20 – The Ashley Book Of Knots

A caravan of knots…

Red's Kingdom

The Kick-About always casts its net very wide. Our last haul, inspired by Ernst Haeckel’s Art Forms In Nature, landed a shimmering catch of creativity. Our nets don’t always require knots, but this week’s edition of the Kick-About is all about the nip!

Francesca Maxwell

“Here I have a painting called ‘Unravel’. Not a knot supposed to hold or anchor, then it will not work, having lost the nip. But I see it as a knot of the heart, which is finally finding a way to disentangle and on its way to separate and free the separate bits and pieces.” Inks on paper 76 X 57 cm.

Phil Cooper

“I was walking through a park near where we live in Berlin recently and I noticed that all the leaves of the hops and traveller’s joy had been stripped away, leaving a seething mass of twisted and knotted stems. Aha…

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11 responses to “The Kick-About #20 – The Ashley Book Of Knots”

  1. philgomm says :

    Thanks Kerfe – and thank you for the absolute fantasia of colour and texture you lent us this week; it made me yearn for every art room and every art teacher I’ve ever known … and makes me think I should have done textiles instead! 😀

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  2. robertawrites235681907 says :

    I can spot your contributions before I read your name, Kerfe. Your work is very signature. More great artwork.

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  3. boundlessblessingsblog says :

    Loved the colour texture and what a superb painting, Marta. Lovely.

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  4. Phil Cooper says :

    I LOVE a your embroidery Kerfe, perfect for brightening up the winter 😊

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  5. D. Wallace Peach says :

    I love your contribution of artwork and poem. Thank for sharing the collection!

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