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The Big Hole In My Blog

When I browsed the blog pages on my website the other day, I was shocked to discover that I hadn't…

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Failure?

A long time ago, when I ran evening classes at the local college, I taught a student who only ever worked on…

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Gesso Stories

  As the Christmas season approached, we tried something very different at my watercolour classes. By prepping the paper with gesso and then…

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Exhibition?

I did this drawing somewhere between Lugo and Ferreira. I can't remember where exactly because the roadsigns were unreliable and…

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The Other Woman

“It’s a benign addiction,” says Chris, “Or it’s the other woman, quite often. You can’t pay attention to your nearest…

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Where Your Art Really Begins

I was gazing over a student's shoulder at a work that I can most charitably describe as 'experimental.' "I just waved…

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Imagining The Landscape

Vague, hazy distances or intricate, closeup details; a hillside habitation or the veins on a leaf; clouds, blades of grass,…

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What colour is your sky?

This September, as we approached the final day of my two week stay at Studio Paradiso, a guest asked if all my…

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Commitment

A few years ago, when I was offered a small show at Black Swan Arts in Frome, I decided not…

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Industrious

A couple of weeks ago, one Tuesday evening, I was privileged to take part in an engaging conversation with artist, Lucinda…

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Who needs a painting holiday? – Me!

You can paint anywhere, of course. Beautiful scenery and fine food and wine aren't absolutely essential to the creative urge,…

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Going With The Flow

On painting holidays and at workshops and classes at home, when I ask students what they want to achieve with their…

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