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The swimmer - Lewis Evans

The swimmer

My painting, The Swimmer, speaks to the heat of the Vancouver summer in 2015. The swimmer prepares to dive into the cool water. An opportunity to paint a figure study about physical fitness in the glare of the afternoon sun. Original and prints available at Saatchi Online.

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2 Don’t talk to me about creativity, I’ve got a business to run

When times are hard and money is tight, I hear this often. The belt-tightening process seems to automatically result in ditching the creative. It’s ironic, because when anyone starts a new business, it surely springs from a creative inspiration. So, why is it that the very thing that inspired the whole thing is seen as […]

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Blog, blog, blah, blah – bland, bland?

These days, every time I have to think, rather than just sitting down and brainstorming, my automatic port of call is the internet – that wonderful repository of tidbits, advice, checklists, gizmos, inspirational quotes, secrets revealed, magic answers, attractive distractions and so on. I don’t even think about it. I am hard-wired and programmed to grab the mouse and start clicking.

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4 Culture and sport for tourists – a morning with Mary Hanafin

I met Mary Hanafin, Minister for Tourism, Culture, and Sport, in the lobby of the Pavilion Theatre before a forum in Dun Laoghaire designed to give people in the arts a chance to feed ideas into the government’s cultural strategy. By the time the event had finished, I had come to my own conclusions as to why at least 90% of those in the audience were wasting their time and what really needed to be done.

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