Posts Tagged ‘Visual Thinking’

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Laidler, P. (2018) Satisfaction Guaranteed, Beneficial Shock, Issue 3, pp 78-83 ISSN 2399-5173 I was recently invited to write and illustrate an article for the Unconventional Cinematic Adventures Magazine Beneficial Shock. Each issue sets a themed topic for writers, illustrators and designers to research and respond to – in an unconventional nature. The first two […]


Mapping Post-digital Practice

Laidler, P. (2018) Mapping Post-digital Practice in the Graphic Arts, Printmaking Today, Vol 27 No 2 Summer, p.15 ISSN 0960 9253 Article Intro It has been suggested by a range of established commentators that digital technology may have potentially created a ‘mental change’ within the creative process of making images and objects. Although this statement […]


Visual Speculation – with forms and words.

  I was recently invited to write and illustrate an article for the Unconventional Cinematic Adventures Magazine Beneficial Shock. Each issue sets a theme and cinematic perspective for writers and illustrators to research and create responses of an unconventional nature. The first two issues have been under the themes of food and the mind. The […]


The world beyond the image

“One is playing with the world referred to by the image and the other world which is the image itself” Michael Craig Martin Some thoughts about Mr Martin’s observation on images and how they represent objects, albeit objects that we know primarily as images. Something interesting things about props: Many props are ordinary objects. However, […]


Copy Shop

It’s about print but it’s not a print: I think it is fair to say that we all have pivotal moments as artists / makers / printmakers – I’m referring to the liberating ones. For instance when we encounter a process, person or artwork that appears to hold our attention in such a way that it starts […]


Shore to be Shore

“Most people presume thinking has to do with words that are either spoken or thought, where as visual thinking does not have these words” Stephen Shore, West Third Street, Parkersberg, West Virginia, May 16, 1974. Found an interesting video link the other day that got me on to thinking about Michael Polanyi’s tacit knowledge and […]