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“Art is not a hobby, it is a life skill; as necessary and as mind-expanding as reading, writing and arithmetic. Through drawing, painting and making of any kind, we become more intimate with the world around us, because the first part of the process is learning to see, not only with our eyes but with our minds.”

David Chandler

Master Watercolour

David’s book Tate: Master Watercolour is available now from all good bookshops, both on and offline!

Wow. I am thoroughly enjoying your book… C.H. Wiltshire

…a great studio companion…L.P. Wiltshire

…just oozing with inspiration! R.O. Somerset

“Such a wonderful book!”  R.G. California

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During the pandemic, most of David’s on-line art courses were free.  You can help him to cover costs by making a donation.



Activities

Art Classes

Joining a class entitles you to 10% off art materials at selected retailers!

Art Holidays

Pack up your paints and paper and join David for an art adventure! Painting holidays…

Artist Mentoring

Not sure which way to take your work? Need a critique or advice with technique? David is happy to provide one-to-one tutoring and mentoring.

Seeing Things

David Chandler presents 'Seeing Things', a visual arts magazine for FromeFM. Regional arts, peppered with words and wrapped in a podcast.

The Book

Tate: Master Watercolour is a practical book project that began in September 2018 and took…

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From the Blog…

The Sky Is The Limit

The Sky Is The Limit

¡Hola! Here's the Montgó massif in Spain, a breathtaking lump of rock that rises 750 metres above the villa where I based my first painting holiday in two years, amply…

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From penciller to painter

From penciller to painter

A fortnight ago, while Franklin was thrashing about in frustration, looking for anything Eunice might have missed, I drove down the A303, with a watchful eye on every swaying tree…

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Making light of play

Making light of play

Back in October, my partner, Petra and I were lucky enough to escape to Madeira for the half term and after verifying our COVID credentials and collecting our free bananas…

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Sculpting With Colour

Sculpting With Colour

"Le plaisir delicieux et toujours nouveau d'un occupation inutile."* I'm very fond of this quotation from Henri de Régnier, which Maurice Ravel inscribed on the title page of his score…

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