Category Archives: Cave Art

Worthing Art Trail

This weekend is your last chance to visit our show at 1, Windsor Road, Worthing – see http://www.martinstudios.co.uk for details and map. We are open on Saturday and Sunday 6/7 July, from 11am – 5pm and lots of our ten artists … Continue reading

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Lascaux – painting from the monotypes

The monotypes I’ve been blogging about (Lascaux, Font de Gaume, Combarelles) were developed from the hundreds of drawings I did in the caves (of the original art from the Ice Age). Once I’d made groups of monotypes, I started thinking about how … Continue reading

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Les Combarelles

I’ve found this cave quite difficult to engage with and this is the first time I’ve been able to make my own drawings there. These monotypes attempt to capture aspects of the experience I have had of visiting this cave. … Continue reading

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Rouffignac

Rouffignac is a very special cave. It reaches about eight kilometres underground with a velvety darkness and silence that feels as though I’m being drawn into a different world. It smells of dry earth – I think of the little … Continue reading

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Font de Gaume

Font de Gaume is a cave that demands respect. The entrance is high on the cliff face and the steep path feels like a pilgrim route and stops in a cliff shelter where the small group of visitors are prepared … Continue reading

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