This is a small detail (still in progress) of a piece I am working on at the moment. The brushes I am using become sticks in their turn as they do indeed turn in my hand as the need to draw into the layers of paint takes over. I am bereft of words f0r the feelings that I am experiencing in the studio in recent days and it is as if the effort of painting, mixed up with the colourful passion of the subject matter, has taken on a voice of its own, far stronger than mine. It has temporarily silenced me ….