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Here are a few more small things for anyone who’d like to join in with *The Artist Support Pledge but maybe don’t have £200 to spend. All will be UK posted at the listed price – and you can see if they are framed or bare in the video !! Details in the text on post #artistsupportpledge @artistsupportpledge 1 Lemons Oil £50 2 Sardines on Cold Blocks Oil on Canvas £150 3 Two Jammie Dodgers £75 4 SOLD Cherry Bakewell Oil £60 SOLD 🙏 5 Cathedrals Beach Oil £75 6 Avocado Oil £50 7 Garlic Bulb Oil £50 8 Pomegranates Watercolour £70 Please share or DM me to buy. Once I sell £1000 of work “I pledge to buy from another participating artist”. 🤞Thank you. *GREAT NEWS – IM ALMOST ABLE TO BUY FROM ANOTHER ARTIST! Just waiting for some payments THANK YOU 🙏 Ready to go again??? 👍 #observationalart #artoninstagram #cathedralsbeach #avocado #lemon #sardines #cherrybakewell #jammiedodgers #garlic #pomegranate @royaltalensuk @artistoftheyear @artacademylondon

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I’m almost able to buy to support another artist 👍

#artistsupportpledge posts x2! Little Things!

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Here are some smaller #worksonpaper of Bath with it’s trees and architecture, for anyone who’d like to join in with supporting me AND The Artist Support Pledge but maybe doesnt have £200 to spend….. “I love drawing and painting structures and so for me, Bath really has it all; with sculptural London Plane Trees and iconic architecture” All will be UK posted at the listed price – and you can see if they are framed or bare in the video !! Please judge sizes in relation to my hands 😊 Details in my text on previous posts or follow the links to #artistsupportpledge @artistsupportpledge 1 £50 Ink Bath Cresent SOLD 🙏 2 £55 Ink Pulteney Bridge (Square) SOLD 🙏 3 £65 Ink Pulteney Bridge (Rectangular) 4 £65 watercolour Trees in Bath 5 £75 The Circus Bath Ink 6 £100 The Circus and London Plane Trees Bath Ink SOLD 🙏 Please share or DM me to buy. Once I sell £1000 of work “I pledge to buy from another participating artist”. 🤞Thank you. #observationalart #artoninstagram #Bath #Thecircusbath #ink #Somerset #pleinair #londonplanetree @st_cuthberts_mill @winsorandnewton @royaltalensuk

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Here are a few more very small things for anyone who’d like to join in with The Artist Support Pledge but maybe don’t have £200 to spend. All will be UK posted at the listed price – and you can see if they are framed or bare in the video !! Details in the text on post #artistsupportpledge @artistsupportpledge 1 Grape-hyacinth £30 (available once dry!!) 2 Cathedrals Beach, Spain £40 3 Fig £30 SOLD🙏 4 Asparagus £45 SOLD🙏 5 Tomato £30 6 Avocado £30 SOLD🙏 7 Pomegranate £30 Please share or DM me to buy. Once I sell £1000 of work “I pledge to buy from another participating artist”. 🤞Thank you. #observationalart #artoninstagram #cathedralsbeach #fig #avocado #asparagus #tomato #pomegranate #fig @schoolhouseforart @artacademylondon @stbarbemuseum @contemporaryartfairs @royaltalensuk @winsorandnewton @st_cuthberts_mill

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Washing Line

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Washing line! Here’s my final offering for The Artist magazine – arriving a little late but postal workers have far more important things deliver I’m sure! As part of #artistsupportpledge I’d like to also offer all three of the originals for this series for sale today. 1. *SOLD 🙏*Washing line 53x53cms ink on paper Unframed Rolled AND posted £200 *SOLD🙏 2. Available- Fish on a plate. Ink on paper Framed size 31x39cms and posted £155 3. Available-Bath; The Circus, ink on paper 39x31cm Framed size and posted £155 PLEASE DM to buy via SumUp online link 😉🙏 The last photo here is the scene I set up in my small back garden ….an idea for @isolationartschool participants maybe?? @paintersonline #ink @winsorandnewton #Fareham #theartistmagazine #fish #Bath #washing @artistsupportpledge @stbarbemuseum @artacademylondon @artistoftheyear @bathsocietyofartists

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Buy the Artist Magazine and have a go #isolationartschool !

#artistsupportpledge #watercolour

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What a beautiful sunny period of weather we are enjoying! I’ve been pretending to paint at the sunny front of our house with the grape hyacinths and wall flowers to keep me company. If you’d like this piece of captured Spring I’d like to offer it in the #artistsupportpledge £150 unframed as it’s ‘hot off the press’ but includes postage. DM – first come first served 👍🎨 what is The Artist Support Pledge?…. “As you know, I like many other artists now have a radically different diary. No teaching. No Art Fairs. So here’s a great idea from @matthewburrowsstudio to help support both ourselves and fellow artists which I’d like to join in with. Details @artistsupportpledge Please share or DM me to buy.” ❤️ #timelaspe #watercolour #watercolor #grapehyacinth #Spring #wallflowers @royaltalensuk @moleskine @loxleyarts (first time with the freebie brush from @contemporaryartfairs 😉)

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ARTIST SUPPORT PLEDGE- WATERCOLOUR!

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Here’s my second offering for the #artistsupportpledge TODAY IT’S WATERCOLOURS!! Details in the text on post and my previous post also INK! @artistsupportpledge Please share to help or send a DM for enquires. 🙏 I have included the cost of postage in each 👍 *Large ‘King Prawns’ 33x33cm framed £150. *Medium ‘Nb. SOLD Three Lemons on White SOLD ’ ‘Three Lemons on Wood’ ‘Two Portobello Mushrooms’ 23x29cms framed £110. *Small ‘Three mushrooms’ ‘One Upside Down Portobello Mushroom’ 18x23cms framed £70. #watercolour #watercolor #artistsupportpledge @artistsupportpledge #lemon #mushroom #kingprawn #cooking @royaltalensuk @st_cuthberts_mill @paintersonline @artacademylondon @westdeancollege @stbarbemuseum @artistoftheyear @skyarts @katebryan_art @kathleen.soriano @hantsculture Thank you @sumup – remote payments just at the right moment in time 😊

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Wet Watercolour

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The clue is in the name…’water-colour’…A regular phrase I use when teaching…..(Apologies to all I’ve taught/bored saying that!😉) Here are some suitably ‘wet’ watercolours made in Oxfordshire with Royal Talens watercolour which so suits the weather conditions this Spring! (They are transplanted into my mini watercolour travel palette) Thank you @royaltalensuk for the mention in your post on Instagram. I have really noticed the difference in the quality of pigment in your paints which compliments my treatment of watercolour here where the separation of the colour, in the water, is all part of the process. (You can see that separation in the detail shots further on in the post). #pleinair @britpleinair #watercolour #watercolor #Oxford #Oxfordshire #fields #flood #wetfields

Fast!

Blink and you’ll miss it 😉

EVEN FASTER THAN THIS CLIP!
Credit where credit’s due…Thank you to @barclaysuk 👍
Yesterday I found my flight to Dublin to teach @schoolhouseforart #ink on #Flybe was worthless. 🙁
Within 12 hours of reporting this Debit card booking to Barclays- the whole sum was recovered and back in my account! 😊 Before my bedtime!
I am now booked to fly with another airline ☘️
I had thought I was only covered in this manner with a credit card booking. Thank you Said for your 📞 help!
If you’d like to join me search @schoolhouseforart 21-22-23-24th March

Thank you from Bath! 🙏🎨

Part Two
Part One

Hello! And a massive thank you 🙏 to everyone who made the effort to visit me in Bath this weekend. ❤️
A special message of gratitude to my new collectors. Please do remember to send a photo once hung. I love seeing my work in it’s new home 🎨 Your support is invaluable and greatly appreciated. ❤️

It’s been a hectic few days since as well with Lymington teaching on Monday @stbarbemuseum ( and a trip to Oxfordshire today! but more about that another time!)
Here’s an in-action #ink video or two from the fair. Yes….I always work in a dress and earrings 😉
Fab to catch up with artist friends, make new artist friends and share in their camaraderie. Thanks to all @bathartfair too of course🙏 and thanks @nancychambersart for the camera work 😉

drawing @winsorandnewton @st_cuthberts_mill

Bath Art Fair Saturday 🎨

A recently gifted photo of me setting up in #thecircusbath with the final results displayed @bathartfair. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CAME TO LAST EVENINGS PV AND OPENING. Looking forward to meeting you if you are visiting today!

A busy day – apologies for posting a link 👍

Bath business cards!

Remember this one?? Well I thought I’d use it on some new business cards…which have arrived and I’m super pleased with them! Also put the tiny original in a frame for @bathartfair – I’m ONLY taking original artwork. Not really a fan of prints. If you want to hang some thing on your wall that is unique and original then head along to visit. PV tomorrow 6-9pm. All day Sat and Sun. DM me for tickets 😉

@bathartfair @solopress #londonplanetree @royaltalensuk #thecircusbath #pleinair @britpleinair #bath #somerset #businesscards #originalart #affordableart

Frames for Bath Art Fair

Framing done! Some are quite big. (100cms x 80 cms )
I’m glad I’ve got a hand to hang Friday morning 🥰
Bath Art Fair here we come! @bathartfair 28/29th and March 1st 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 DM for detail

Ink workshop.

A little taste of today’s short course; how to use ink and develop your control of wet-on-paper mediums. Plus a short video shot of my paint brushes on the illuminated signage about adult workshops outside👍 #tone #pattern #ink #shapeandspace #composition @stbarbemuseum
We fixed a few more dates today so if you’d like to join me watch out for the new “What’s On” for St Barbe Gallery and Museum in Lymington coming soon. 😊

Small Ink Works for Bath Art Fair. Instagram post link!

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🤞that the beautiful people of Bath enjoy their London Plane Trees as much as I do. I’ve lots of small sketches framed, affordable and ready to bring with me. Here are a few edited snaps! And as you can see there’s the odd building too. I seem to recall Bath is well known for its architecture as well as its trees? 😉 My work frequently focusses on anything which has scale and is structural so… trees…buildings…boats…all those sorts of things catch my eye as an artist. @bathartfair takes place Friday 28th Feb (PV 6-9pm) Saturday 29th Feb and Sunday 1st March. Exact location please see above. Pop along if you’d like to see these in real life! #Bath #georgianarchitecture #londonplanetree #ink #pleinair #drawing @winsorandnewton @st_cuthberts_mill #saunderswaterford

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I Spy…

I’m going to Ireland 😊

Time to get excited! My teaching trip to Ireland is confirmed and flight 🛩booked. Ireland here I come! 🇮🇪
I’m delighted to be heading to another beautiful part of the world. These images are from my personal Scottish adventure last Spring. This Spring I will be heading to The School House for Art, just outside of Dublin to teach two 2 day Ink Workshops. 21/22nd March and 23/24th March (or the courses are complimentary and you can do both) Some will be studio work but we hope to also work outside 🤞for good weather. There are a few places left so don’t wait too long if you were hoping to join us as well. Booking with @schoolhouseforart 🎨

Wet Watercolour.

The scale of these natural shapes beside these architectural ones is imposing. Even on the brightest Winter days, wet works on paper refuse to dry outside – and our current weather is less than helpful – so some finishing off indoors in necessary. #pleinair #ink #sketch #watercolour #georgianarchitecture #thecircusbath #Bath #londonplanetree @bathartfair @britpleinair @winsorandnewton @moleskine @royaltalensuk

Roses

The Old Man of Storr

I always enjoy #tbt so here goes…last year I spent some time painting on the Isle of Skye. I wanted very much to work near the Old Man of Storr and walked up twice to try to do so; the first day I was driven off by awful hail (and 100% soaked) and the next day despite having set off in sun I was suddenly enveloped in snow. I did manage a plein air grubby glove sketch with pencil on paper but it was safer to get down off the hill. Recently I used the sketch, video and my memory of the atmosphere to paint this ink #theisleofskye #ink #Scotland #throwbackthursday #oldmanofstorr #pleinair @schoolhouseforart @bathartfair @paintersonline @winsorandnewton @britpleinair #snow #mountains

55x75cm
Dirty glove and pencil sketch from the day.
Dirty glove and pencil sketch from the day.

55x55cms

Weeny oils and big drawing..

I really do like scale! Here are two weeny oil sketches from the end of my trip to Bath yesterday (A6) ….and an A3 double page pencil drawing from the start of my day. So much to now complete ….
@bathartfair DM for detail and tickets if you’d like to come along. #Thecircusbath @britpleinair #pleinair #somerset #Bath #londonplanetree #georgianarchitecture @seawhiteofbrighton @royaltalensuk

Jane Austen’s House Museum

A bit late in the day (-after a busy trip to Bath to work today!) but here’s a #tbt post ….here I am 3 years ago at @janeaustenshouse museum working on my joint JAHM and @hantsculture commission. A very similar day as today as far as weather goes; cold but the first hint of Spring warmth in the sun later on. AND …I am excited to tell you I’ve been back there this year too and as of this week you can now buy some original artwork of Jane’s home by me, in their gift shop. Thank you JAHM and see you again for more painting in the Spring 💐 #janeausten #chawton #Hampshire #ink #watercolour @royaltalensuk @bathartfair

Drawing in ink.

I’ve been really enjoying my drawing recently. No exciting change in subject matter but that’s good for me… “can you just stay in one place for a while!” was an instruction during my MA ….like lots of you guys I suspect we are interested in so much subject matter we easily get distracted? So much to paint – so little time! Here’s a couple of small ones and a video of the other day’s post as it rather bleached out ….my editing no doubt!

Video with details from a previous post.

Watercolour Sketches.

This winter has been consistently wet, which makes outdoor working on paper challenging. Both because rain washes away the picture AND because the air is too humid to dry out washes before you can rework an area. Here are a few December sketches from an indoor refuge and a big window to look at the outside from inside!….bright sun and bare branches….cheating a bit but I’m sure you won’t tell anyone 🤫😉

Aberaeron Sketches

Time is a strange thing…when I made these sketches I was very unhappy with them. Whilst having a tidy up (-yes it does happen occasionally) I rediscovered them. And now I like them a bit more. Perhaps it’s because I’m away from the subject and it reminds me of being there? Or maybe it’s because I’ve been drawing lots recently and these feel more like drawing?…either way. I’m daring to post them! 😬
#aberaeron #aberaeronharbour #ceredigion #WestWales #wales #pleinair #oilpainting #oilsketch @britpleinair

Visiting tutor!

SO EXCITED TO BE VISITING TUTOR HERE. Who’s joining in?

#Repost @schoolhouseforart with @get_repost
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How about this for some 2020 vision! 😎 Breaking out of our usual art practices can only improve & expand our overall technique & perspective as artists – and people!⠀
Try something new this year!⠀
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#schoolhouseforart #printmaking #sculpture #charcoal #drawing #glasspainting #inks @kimwhitbyart @oliversin @davidbegleyartist @hannekevanryswykartist @newgrangewillowdesign #yannypetters

Small inks.

Some small things for @bathartfair in a very few week’s time.
Sat 29th Feb Sun 1st March
PV Friday 28th DM for details 😊
#ink #drawing #Bath #originalartwork
#thecircusbath #pulteneybridge #somerset @st_cuthberts_mill @winsorandnewton

Hello 2020!

Hello 2020!
Here I am breaking radio silence after my social media ‘rest’ with recent sketches in Bath! I’m excited to be working there when possible as I prepare for @bathartfair in just over a month’s time. Aren’t the colours on the London Plane Tree trunks striking? Winter weather is never ideal for watercolour – even during a sunny periods it takes an age to dry….and before the sun came out this day the rain was less than helpful as you can see on the video 😕 – although I do quite like the pattern it leaves behind.
The art fair is Feb 28th 29th and 1st March. If you fancy it DM me for details 😉
#londonplanetree #thecircusbath @bathartfair #watercolour #watercolor @britpleinair #pleinair @moleskine @royaltalensuk #georgianarchitecture

Surprise!

Called in to see a friend in Aberaeron and had a lovely surprise to find my picture from a couple of years ago, on her very smart and newly refurbished office wall!!!! Luckily we were both dressed to match decor too 😉
@llinos.marlin @lloydmotorsvolvo #ceredigion #wales #aberaeron #georgianarchitecture @olafpalmer #cars

Pomegranate 100% Compostable Bags….and Open Studio day 2!

Today and Tomorrow! OPEN STUDIO 🎈

The balloons are up! 🎈🎈🎈
OPEN STUDIO TODAY and TOMORROW in East Street Fareham PO16 0BW
(10-5pm and 11-5pm respectively)
Why balloons??🎈🎈🎈🎈
Well when I did the first #HampshireOpenStudios I did from this house, I asked visitors how they knew the event was on! Amazingly over 50% said “we just came in because we saw balloons” – and from that I decided to put balloons out the following Winter …and now this is my third year!
A WARM WELCOME TO ALL…please tell your friends too.
Here are photos of the preparations, small works(£25 up) Christmassy bits and news about my upcoming 2020 teaching, for those of you who don’t get my news letter!😊
I’ve also got a few cards and am supporting this years ‘Just a Card’ campaign too. 🎈🎈🎈
#openstudio #ink #watercolour #oilpainting #pleinair #observationalart @britpleinair @justacard #Fareham #Hampshire #balloons @skyartsartistoftheyear @skyarts @pintar_rapido @theartacademylondon @stbarbemuseum @schoolhouseforart

Ready to Open Tomorrow at 10am!

Finished the setting up for my Winter weekend Open Studio event yesterday….and made finishing touches to the handmade ‘baubles’ in the video….which turned out to be very popular last year! I’ve lots of random behind the scene things to add to MyStory later….
OPENING TOMORROW AND SUNDAY
Look for 🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈
East Street Fareham PO16 0BW
Saturday 10-5pm
Sunday 11-5pm
LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU SOON!
#fareham #hampshire #openstudio #watercolour #watercolor #oilpaint #pleinair #foodart

Winter Open Studio 2019

🎄🎁WINTER OPEN STUDIO 🎁🎄
Saturday 30th November 10-5pm and Sunday 1st December 11-5pm 2019.
It’s already a bit of a tradition that I do a rather ad hock #WIP 🎨Winter Open Studio …by putting out some 🎈 🎈🎈🎈and opening the🚪 here in Fareham! PO16 OBW
And I’m delighted to confirm this year’s dates (see above)
LOTS of affordable ORIGINAL art all ready for Burford Craft Fair 🎄in a couple of weeks…but if you can get to here this weekend you get first dibs! 🥳 (prices from £25 and upwards!) As well as my other works and a few seasonal bits and bobs! 🎅
DM if you can’t make the weekend as I can offer PV’s on Thursday 28th Nov (evening by appointment please 😉)

Jammie Dodgers

So I’ll be taking a rest from food still life for a while – 🥑🍋🍰but def feel like some larger studies with food await in the future. 🎨They have been great subjects to think about paint with…and fun! I’ll be taking them along to Burford Winter Craft Fair in December🤶🏻 (see details below) and also Bath Art Fair in February. DM for details – (framed works as seen on picture two £45-£280🎁) So why not pop along on December14th and grab an original painting as a gift for a foodie friend?🎄
Sat 14th Dec – 11-4pm
https://indiefairs.com/
WARWICK HALL
BURFORD
CHURCH LANE
BURFORD
OX18 4RY
#stilllife #jammiedodgers #allaprima #Burford #Oxford #cotswolds #food #painting #oilpaint @royaltalensuk

Sketching in Bath

Exploring Bath with my A3 sketchbook yesterday- enjoyed chatting with the friendly locals (Hi! to all I gave cards to😉)
The first sketch, is one of my all time favourite views in Bath during the Winter; looking through the trees in #thecircusbath
I’ve got new ink work planned as I’ve been lucky to pick up a reserve place @bathartfair in late Feb 😊 (really excited to take part!) and my previous work in Bath is sold. Better get back there with my ink ASAP!
February 28/29/1 March 2020 – Bath Pavilion, North Parade Road, Bath. BA2 4EU -https://www.bathartfair.co.uk
#ink #Bath #Somerset #bathartfair @britpleinair #pleinair

Cherry cake

One of the best things about being an artist (once the penny drops) is that you will always be learning, which in turn means you are never bored! I’ve been playing with small paintings recently. Thinking about paint. How it goes on. The things that you can do with watercolour and comparing the same thing in oil paint. Learning more about colour. Learning more about looking. Enjoying the painting journey! Which today will take me out and about with my ink…..
#oilpaint #watercolor #watercolour #cherrycake #avocado @royaltalens_uk #rembrandtpaints

Irish teaching March 2020!

Really delighted to be a tutor in my first teaching outside the UK in 2020!
I’ll be in Ireland in March!! ☘️@schoolhouseforart 🎨Instagram doesn’t do links so please copy and paste – https://www.schoolhouseforart.com/classes/march2020-kimwhitby-inks or message @schoolhouseforart If you’d like to learn what I do with ink ….maybe you could ask Santa if you’d been good enough to come along? 🎅 Or please share with your Irish friends and family who might live a bit closer. I’ve more Hampshire and London teaching coming up in 2020 too, so you’d like to hear all about it and don’t get my MailChimp news letters please DM me. #ink #watercolour #worksonpaper #artireland #observationalart @stbarbemuseum #lymington @theartacademylondon #boroughmarket

Windsor Art Fair

It’s the last day of @contemporaryartfairs #Windsor …..and the first time I’ve had chance to post! The event has been hectic with visitors to meet and share my work with. I’ve some very charming new collectors for which I am very grateful….THANK YOU but that means the wall behind me (see here at the PV on Friday) is now having to have new works added! See you later?? 10-5pm.
Thanks guys!
Kim 😊

Poppy and glass

Painting demo/teaching point from last evening…. I will be in Windsor whilst it is #remembrancesunday this year, 🤞I remember to take the poppies to wear with me whilst I’m getting everything else packed! Oil on board 10×15 cms
#red #poppies @contemporaryartfairs @royaltalensuk #windsor @windsorraces

Little Watercolours and Oil paintings.

Lots of little watercolours and oil sketches that will be coming to Windsor with me next week for Windsor Art Fair…..ideal small gifts….as well as my other work. If you’re planning on coming along please DM me for help. #watercolour #watercolor #oilpainting #stilllife #foodporn #mushrooms #pomegranate #sardine #garlic #fig

#TBT look through for Windsor Art Fair.

It’s choosing day for @contemporaryartfairs #Windsor AND #TBT and whilst digging things out I came across this un-posted one from the fantastic #CatherdralBeach in Spain. This one was made from the steps whilst the tide began to turn, which renders the beach inaccessible again until the next low tide. So here it is at home on the windowsill and a spin round of several mini paintings #watercolour and #oilpainting which I will be taking to next weeks Art Fair…perfect little gifts for the upcoming season of gift giving…I hope!

#rembrandtpaints @royaltalensuk @royaltalens @schoolhouseforart @windsorraces #throwbackthursday

Red!

I’ve been fiddling round with these – started whilst teaching some colour mixing and observation…..but should really be prepping for Windsor Art Fair week Friday 😬🤫 #red #observationart #oilpainting #pomegranate #rembrandtoilpaint @royaltalensuk @contemporaryartfairs

The Sunday Times Water Colour Competition 2019

Starting today …. until 22nd @mallgalleries The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition 2019 …this weeny watercolour of mine will be hiding somewhere 😊… @STWatercolour @parkerharrisco #STWC19 @royaltalens @royaltalensuk #rembrandtwatercolour #rembrandtwatercolor #beetroot

Vineyard in Spain.

A couple of vineyard watercolours following a great visit to #pradoreybodegas Many thanks to Camino …lovely wine as well as olive oil!

#watercolor #watercolour @moleskine @royaltalensuk #vineyard #winery #bodegas #vines #Spain #riberadelduero #vanlife @pradoreybodegas

Arch number two!

I like painting fast but this was getting a bit stressful…..the sea was coming!! These amazing arches are visible only at low tide twice a day. We were there as the day began… #cathedralbeach #ascatedrais #galicia #galifornia #AsCatedrais-AguasSantas @britpleinair #pleinair #oilpaint #allaprima #rembrandtoilpaint @royaltalens @royaltalensuk @brittanyferries #rocks #beach

#As Catedrais-Aguas Santas

My paints were ready for an early start in this stunning natural geographical location. Visible only at low tide twice a day. We were there as the day began… #cathedralbeach #ascatedrais #galicia #galifornia #AsCatedrais-AguasSantas @britpleinair #pleinair #oilpaint #allaprima #rembrandtoilpaint @royaltalens @royaltalensuk @brittanyferries

To Spain……

Leaving, travelling and arriving in Spain – not necessarily shown in the correct order 😉 ……watercolour sketches of The Isle of Wight, the wake from the ship #capfinistaire and Santander cliffs. @brittanyferries @royaltalensuk #watercolour #watercolour @britpleinair #pleinair #Spain #Cantabria @moleskine #rembrandtwatercolour

Special Offer TODAY

I’ve spoken with lots of @hampshireopenstudios visitors about the benefits of working ing in parallel…so here’s a small #timelapse example. If you’d like to watch me paint why not bring a fruit or vegetable along today and I’ll make you a small picture in Watercolour (£20 Today ONLY!) #watercolor #watercolour @royaltensuk @moleskine #asparagus

Gladioli

I’ve been having fun painting, wiping,repainting these between visitors and heavy showers 🌧 the last two days…might wipe this too. The colours are better and I love the sprouting shapes but the florets are making me cross!
If you want to see a cross artist please head on over…. long! ☕️🚽Open today and until August 22nd. 10-5pm NB 11-8pm on 22nd. East Street in Fareham. PO16 0BW DM for more info or find @hantsopenstudios http://www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk #hampshireopenstudios2019 @crownpaintsuk @crownpaintportsmouth #oilpainting #observationalart #galifornia #galicia #rome @stbarbe @theartacafemy @pintar_rapido @contemporaryartfairs #arundelcastle #ink #watercolour #oilpainting @royaltalensuk @sundaytimeswatercolourwatercolourcompetition

First day of Hampshire Open Studios 2019! 😊

This picture says it all – probably my busiest Hampshire Open Studios days ever for me yesterday. This is my 6th year. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO CAME. I was too busy hosting to paint!

The flowers were a bit dead yesterday, I wonder if I’ll get anywhere near finishing it today before they completely die, or whether I’ll be wiping the board as a failure. 🤞It’s a failure and I have lots more guests today 😊THIS YEAR I have the option to buy a PRINT of my work if the original out of range. They are pre order-able….so ask me more when you come! ☕️🚽August 18-22nd. 10-5pm NB 11-8pm on 22nd. East Street in Fareham. PO16 0BW DM for more info or find @hantsopenstudios http://www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk #hampshireopenstudios2019 @crownpaintsuk @crownpaintportsmouth #oilpainting #observationalart #galifornia #galicia #rome @stbarbe @theartacafemy @pintar_rapido @contemporaryartfairs #arundelcastle #ink #watercolour #oilpainting @royaltalensuk @sundaytimeswatercolourwatercolourcompetition

Open!

And we’re off….

Please come along and see!

HAMPSHIRE OPEN STUDIOS 🎉☕️🚽August 17-22nd. 10-5pm NB 11-8pm on 22nd. East Street in Fareham. PO16 0BW DM for more info or find @hantsopenstudios http://www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk #hampshireopenstudios2019 @crownpaintsuk @crownpaintportsmouth #oilpainting #observationalart #galifornia #galicia #rome @stbarbe @theartacafemy @pintar_rapido @contemporaryartfairs #arundelcastle #ink #watercolour #oilpainting @royaltalensuk @sundaytimeswatercolourwatercolourcompetition

Greetings Cards!

Pleased that my cards for Open Studios arrived in a timely manner yesterday!! I have two watercolours, two Oils and two Inks….singly or in various mixed packs, to add to my previous cards. Looking forward to seeing friends for a PV later (🤫- I’ve made 🍰🧁) and also excited to be opening the door to EVERYONE tomorrow from 10am 😍🎨

August 17-22nd. 10-5pm NB 11-8pm on 22nd. East Street in Fareham. PO16 0BW DM for more info or find @hantsopenstudios http://www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk ☕️🚽🎨🖼#hampshireopenstudios2019 @crownpaintsuk @crownpaintportsmouth #Scotland #isleofskye #oilpainting #observationalart #galifornia #galicia #rome @stbarbe @theartacafemy @pintar_rapido @contemporaryartfairs #arundelcastle #ink #watercolour #oilpainting @royaltalensuk @sundaytimeswatercolourwatercolourcompetition

Ink

#pintarrapido

This year I have prints available

Boats and HMS Warrior.

Portsmouth

Ink all the way up the hall!

All my ink work is in the hall this year for @hampshireopenstudios and I’ve got the banner and arrows all set to put out on Friday evening to help guide visitors in! Looking forward to sharing this year’s output with you all. I’ve only two things out that were done before last Hampshire Open Studios so lots of new things to see!

#fareham #hampshire #ink #openstudios #boats @phdockyard #HMSWarrior @sloanestanleychelsea #chelseafirestation @tebayservices @crownpaintportsmouth Hampshire Open Studios starts Saturday Please come along! ☕️🚽August 17-22nd. 10-5pm NB 11-8pm on 22nd. East Street in Fareham. PO16 0BW DM for more info or find @hantsopenstudios http://www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk

Finishing Touches in Ink

So this rolled ink in the video needed finishing off. I managed that today and it will now hang opposite these two other inks – all from my time in Portsmouth @aspexportsmouth earlier this year – during Hampshire Open Studios.
Hampshire Open Studios BEGINS next Saturday August 17th – Please come along and see all about it! ☕️🚽August 17-22nd. 10-5pm NB 11-8pm on 22nd. East Street in Fareham. PO16 0BW DM for more info or find @hantsopenstudios http://www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk #hampshireopenstudios2019 #oilpainting #observationalart #galifornia #galicia #rome #stilllife #asparagus #prawns @aspexportsmouth @stbarbemuseum @theartacademylondon @pintar_rapido @contemporaryartfairs #arundelcastle #ink #watercolour #oilpainting @royaltalensuk #thesundaytimeswatercolourcompetition @crownpaintsuk @crownpaintportsmouth

Open Studio Corner.

placeholder://Here’s another corner of my open studio set up with unframed studies…Hampshire Open Studios is next Saturday – Please come along and see all about it! ☕️🚽August 17-22nd. 10-5pm NB 11-8pm on 22nd. East Street in Fareham. PO16 0BW DM for more info or find @hantsopenstudios http://www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk #hampshireopenstudios2019 #oilpainting #observationalart #galifornia #galicia #rome #stilllife #asparagus #prawns @aspexportsmouth @stbarbemuseum @theartacademylondon @pintar_rapido @contemporaryartfairs #arundelcastle #ink #watercolour #oilpainting @royaltalensuk #thesundaytimeswatercolourcompetition @crownpaintsuk @crownpaintportsmouth

Spanish pics PV video…

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Here is the first in a series on HampshireOpenStudios PV videos – this bit with my Spanish pictures I am showing. Hanging is mostly hung …..today! VERY DODGY FILMING 😬 So here’s a recap from my last post….. One of the good things for me about Hampshire Open Studios, is the opportunity to take stock and see where I am and the things that have happened in the preceding year; both as events and as developments in my work. What mostly strikes me is how busy and well travelled I’ve been this year! Directly after last year’s Open Studios we went to Northern Spain ⛰🏖🥂(back there soon so watch this space..!), done battle with self portraits👩🏻‍🎨and the #zornpalette over the winter , been to Rome 😘, ‘residented’ at Aspex Gallery, Scotland 🥾🥾and the Isle of Skye🏔🏕, spent time with my friends in Lymington ⛵️and The Art Academy in London 🎨 (for two different things!), been a judge at Pintar Rapido in Chelsea 🙏 🐩🐕🐾, painted in Dorset with @britpleinair, been to Somerset and visited with @david_a_parfitt_ri 🖼, I’ve been to my first proper art fair in Newbury 🐎, walked, camped and painted in beautiful Arundel 🏰, and have an exhibition in the Mall Galleries to look forward to ….Ahhh!!! There are a few bits and bobs still to do – but I’m mostly ready. Hampshire Open Studios is next week!!!! starting week Saturday – Please come along and see all about it! ☕️🚽August 17-22nd. 10-5pm NB 11-8pm on 22nd. East Street in Fareham. PO16 0BW DM for more info or find @hantsopenstudios http://www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk #hampshireopenstudios2019 #oilpainting #observationalart #galifornia #galicia #rome @aspexportsmouth @stbarbemuseum @theartacademylondon @pintar_rapido @contemporaryartfairs #arundelcastle #ink #watercolour #oilpainting @royaltalensuk #thesundaytimeswatercolourcompetition @crownpaintsuk @crownpaintportsmouth @sarahbezeee

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Busy Bee! And Instagram link!!

https://www.instagram.com/p/B06h-3WnVxP/?igshid=ufj4ov1x9ued
It’s been a busy year! Almost as busy as this bee on my hollyhocks ! I put these pictures in my window today. Hanging is hung …..today! (video PV’s soon!)
One of the good things for me about Hampshire Open Studios, is the opportunity to take stock and see where I am and the things that have happened in the preceding year; both as events and as developments in my work. What mostly strikes me is how busy and well travelled I’ve been this year! Directly after last year’s Open Studios we went to Northern Spain ⛰🏖🥂(back there soon so watch this space..!), done battle with self portraits👩🏻‍🎨and the #zornpalette over the winter , been to Rome 😘, ‘residented’ in Aspex gallery, Scotland 🥾🥾and the Isle of Skye🏔🏕, spent time with my friends in my Lymington ⛵️and The Art Academy in London 🎨 (for two different things!), been a judge at Pintar Rapido in Chelsea 🙏 🐩🐕🐾, painted in Dorset with @britpleinair, been to Somerset and visited with @david_a_parfitt_ri 🖼, I’ve been to my first proper art fair in Newbury 🐎, walked, camped and painted in beautiful Arundel 🏰, and have an exhibition in the Mall Galleries to look forward to ….Ahhh!!! There are a few bits and bobs still to do – but I’m mostly ready. Hampshire Open Studios is next week!!!! starting week Saturday – Please come along and see all about it! ☕️🚽August 17-22nd. 10-5pm NB 11-8pm on 22nd. East Street in Fareham. PO16 0BW DM for more info or find @hantsopenstudios http://www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk #hampshireopenstudios2019 #oilpainting #observationalart #galifornia #galicia #rome @stbarbemuseum @theartacademylondon @pintar_rapido @contemporaryartfairs #arundelcastle #ink #watercolour #oilpainting @royaltalensuk @Aspexgallery #thesundaytimeswatercolourcompetition @crownpaintsuk @crownpaintportsmouth

Sanding boards for Recycling.

Feeling a little intrigued by some of my post sanded boards. I’m finding a few of them visually interesting whilst at the same time an alarm in my head has gone off …very loudly… lest I should turn into one of those faux ‘Turneresque’ type painters who sand things down and splatter paint to “get a nice effect” ❌❗️🔊 Anyway….have repainted the first coat of gesso on the other 50 boards after a sanding epic last evening!

Cull!

A necessary sort out….for Hampshire Open Studios….for space….for peace of mind….and for boards to recycle to take to Northern Spain in 3 weeks time! I’m doing Hampshire Open Studios first though in two weeks 😬Please come along! August 17-22nd. ☕️🍪10-5pm NB 11-8pm on 22nd. East Street in Fareham. PO16 0BW DM for more info or find @hantsopenstudios http://www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk #hampshireopenstudios2019 #imhavingaclearout #hampshire #painting #watercolour #ink #drawing

Oil Asparagus.

More Asparagus today. Finished the little oil from yesterday and did another. There’s a better/dry! photograph of the #timelapse watercolour from yesterday at the end too. #oilpainting #observationalart #asparagus #allaprima @royaltalensuk

Its Hampshire Open Studios very soon. Please come along and see my work! August 17-22nd. 10-5pm NB 11-8pm on 22nd. East Street in Fareham. PO16 0BW DM for more info or find @hantsopenstudios http://www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk #hampshireopenstudios2019

Asparagus Time Lapse

Time for a #timelapse Still wet as you can see! We (my students and myself) made small watercolour studies on Saturday @theartacademylondon – Asparagus is a particularly good subject matter where the wetness of the Watercolour can be exploited to carry the colour variations of the paint up the stems. Remember guys “the clue’s in the name – ‘watercolour’! ” My photography needs some refinement…seems to be mostly inverted but you get the idea. Really liking the change in my paint brand, I can see a big difference in the pigment quality; so a big thanks to Royal Talens for this travel set. #watercolour #watercolor @royaltalensuk @royaltalens @moleskine #Asparagus #stilllife #observationalart ##rembrandtwatercolor #rembrandtwatercolour

*I’m doing Hampshire Open Studios very soon. Please come along! August 17-22nd. 10-5pm NB 11-8pm on 22nd. East Street in Fareham. PO16 0BW DM for more info or find @hantsopenstudios http://www.hampshireopenstudios.org.uk #hampshireopenstudios2019

Hampshire Open Studios selection?

Soon it will be #hampshireopenstudios2019 and I am starting to focus on selecting things I have produced during this year. At the time of painting I put this one away (actually two boards 40x40cms) but now I look back at it, the brightness and structural trees, take me right back to that spot in the #newforest So maybe this one will make the cut? 🤔@hampshireopenstudios #trees #pleinair @britpleinair

Taster day at The Art Academy for Watercolour.

Some thoroughly good sports at today’s VERY FIRST Introduction to Watercolour Taster Course @theartacademylondon Delighted with all the technical bits these beginners tackled and impressed with their output over what amounted to a mere 5 hours of tuition. Bravo! See you next time for a longer course? #watercolour #workingfromlife #observationalart #worksonpaper @seawhiteofbrighton paper used during the day #BoroughMarket

Throw Back Thursday.

Inspired by @leecraigmile to think about where I’d like to go back to on #TBT #throwbackthursday – Yes Skye is up there, but looming large in my diary is a return trip to #NorthernSpain #asturias #cantabria #Galicia ….it’s very like #scotland in many ways. Dramatic beaches. Quite. Mountains. Forest. Great seafood….but you have to swop the #whisky for #Albariño wine….so practically twin locations….oh and there are great things to paint. Head back through my Instagram posts to Sept 2018 to see 😉

Arundel Castle from the campsite lane.

Another from the sketches. I forgot to add this one yesterday. Scroll back to see how in a few short minutes I managed to completely ruin my earlier sketch! It’s a special skill of mine at the moment. #preferredthesketch ☹️ #pleinair #oilpainting #Arundel #Arundelcastle #rembrandtoilpaint @royalartsprize @royaltalens

Oil sketches and Instagram link.

Summer News Letter Due Soon!

Would you like to join my mailing list for news letters? I’m rather random about them…probably 3-4 per year….unless I’ve a free ticket or similar to share with you. DM me with your email address! ❤️
#observationalart #pleinair #oilpainting #watercolor #watercolour #sketchbooks #drawing #ink

Arundel Walk Instagram Repost.

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#Repost @jeffinthecorps with @get_repost BEAUTIFUL ARUNDEL CASTLE AT SUNSET AFTER A RATHER HOT WALK with my watercolours….if you sew MyStory yesterday.
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Early start to get out for a wonderful walk to Amberley and back, up one bank and return along the other from and to #arundel on the #warmestdayoftheyear we’ve now enjoyed our #ribeyesteak and #wine so of course it is time for @kimwhitbyart to do some more #pleinair #nofilter #westsussex #arundelcastle

PS …Oil Sketches 20 mins or so….sunsets happen quickly!!

@royaltalensuk #rembrandtoilpaint #arundelcastle #pleinair @britpleinair #Sussex #observationalart @ArundelCastle #Arundel #walking10milesonahotday

Watercolour and Ink Teaching News

Pintar Rapido Time Lapse.

#timelapse from Saturday at @pintar_rapido with a full set of photos, short videos and this time lapse on MyStory or in my Highlighted Stories if you see this post after today. A special thank you to London’s fire Brigade….fir the space and the tea!👍☕️
#observationalart
#pleinair #ink @pintar_rapido @sloanestanleychelsea @cassart1984 @artatthecastle @aandimagazine @pookylights #Chelsea #London #KingsRoad #saunderswaterford @st_cuthberts_mill @winsorandnewton

Pintar Rapido….part one…

I hardly know where to start…what a weekend! ….so lovely to work in the sun on the Kings Road in Chelsea ….and get to talk to people about my work the next day! AS WELL AS being asked to be part of the judging team too! Thank you to everyone for everything! Congratulations to all the participants 🎨👍😍 More pics to follow….another day. @pintar_rapido @rogerbeckett @kingsroadchelsea @royaltalensuk @sloanestanleychelsea @aandimagazine #kingsroad #chelsea #london @benmowll @cassart1984 @pookylights @rkburtco @st_cuthberts_mill @artatthecastle

Throwback Thursday

After MyStory post this morning where there was a time-lapse flash of sketches made in The Town Hall in #Chelsea I was asked to post the sketch – so in true #TBT #throwbackthursday tradition here it is. I’m looking forward to seeing the hall after it’s closure and revamp this weekend for @pintar_rapido. I’ll be painting for fun, as I can’t compete. Who’s coming??
#pintarrapido #kingsroad @kingsroadchelsea @pintar_rapido @moleskine #watercolor #watercolour #sketch #timelapse

Beetroot – no tops!

I had to screw the tops off the beetroot today as it had gone a bit floppy! Tried working in #watercolour and #oilpaint at the same time but wiped the oil in the end. Needless to say – a wet rainy day outside🌧

Almost Pintar Rapido time!

THANK YOU KINGSROADCHELSEA ❤️- looking forward to seeing you all Saturday #Repost @kingsroadchelsea with @get_repost

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This weekend it’s @pintar_rapido again. If you would like to spend the day painting this #Saturday and exhibit at #ChelseaTownHall this #Sunday there’s still time to sign up. Beginners welcome. 🙏 to @sloanestanleychelsea and other sponsors for the prizes. If you are near Chelsea Fire Station say hello to artist @kimwhitbyart who will be painting there. #kingsroad #chelsea #neighbourhood #ink #pleinair @britpleinair #observationalart

Graffham West Sussex

So a rather soggy tour around the Graffham area on Saturday. Took my watercolours and found this amazing old Chestnut tree but too wet to continue painting…we walked though and clocked up another 14 miles. Love the way the stormy colours in my palette echo the sky! Check out my substitute water pot!! Dog waste bag folded over a gum Arabic bottle. 😉 #observationalart #watercolor #watercolour #Chestnut #tree @royaltalensuk #rembrandtwatercolour #WestSussex #rain #paintingintherain @britpleinair #pleinair

New watercolours.

Been playing with some new Watercolour the last few days between making coffee for external decorators!….anyway they are rather nice! The watercolours that is….decorators very well behaved! #watercolor #watercolour #beetroot #peonies #pomegranate @royaltalensuk #observationalart #stilllife

News!

Ever fancied trying #Watercolour ? I’m delighted to have been asked by @theartacademylondon to trial a taster day with Watercolour for them on July 27th. The Art Academy is close to Borough Market and this fun introductory day lasts from 10.30-4.30. If you like it I also run a 10 week course for them in the Spring. *Contact the academy to book! https://artacademy.org.uk/ Fancy popping along? @rogerbeckett ?

I can hardly believe that @pintar_rapido is almost here! There’s still time to join us though for a fun day of #pleinair art in London. I’ve met so many nice people on my days there! Hope you guys give it a try! Here’s my piece from 2016 in progress 🤞for another hot day! Painting (drawing/collage/pastel/ink/watercolour/oil….guideline online) day Saturday 22nd and Judging day and exhibition 23rd June in the Old Town Hall on the #KingsRoad in #Chelsea

Work in progress!

Can’t wait to post…had so much admin and non artwork stuff to do I’ve had to wait to paint….the wait is over and having lots of fun this morning with these peonies #WIP #Workinprogress with the rain pouring down outside. #watercolour first and grabbed my teaching bag from yesterday @theartacademylondon and did a bit of wet drawing #watercolor #sketch @seawhiteofbrighton #oilpainting #observationalart #peonies #Hampshire #flowers

Skye memories.

Having a sort out and remembering my fabulous trip to Skye and Glenbrittle earlier in the year. #oilpainting #observationalart #isleofskye #Glenbrittle @glenbrittlecampsite #vikingsettlement #fairypools #fairypoolsisleofskye @britpleinair #pleinair

Norman Wilkinson Drawings from D Day.

People who know me know I enjoy drawing boats…but as it’s #ThrowBackThursday I’ve another artist’s boat drawings which I was lucky to see on the wall in Southwick Hall, May 30th 2016. They were drawn by Norman Wilkinson CBE during D Day. These are framed pages from his sketchbook. Zoom in to see the writing …there are notes about colour and exact timings….for me this artwork has so much more appeal than any studio work produced from it. I’d happily take these sketchbook pages home with me to look after!

Wilkinson was already well known as the inventor of the WW1 ship’s Dazzle camouflage. I had been able to draw a restored version of a Wilkinson ship during my time on HMS Victory during my MA. I drew from the Great Cabin window …a view of HMS Illustrious’s final crew assembly on board prior to its decommissioning, with the Dazzling – HMS M33 in the foreground! My pencil drawing later evolved into one of my MA final painted installation pieces as a view through a gun port, so I’ve added it to my #TBT post as I didn’t do Instagram, FB or Twitter at that time. D Day will be commemorated in the coming days both here in Portsmouth and more widely. I find the direct link to D Day events by Wilkinson’s striking drawings particularly affecting.

#TBT #boats #RoyalNavy #DDayLandings #NormanWilkinson #marineart #RSMA #drawing #sketchbook #WinsorandNewton #PortsmouthHistoricDockyard #HMSJervis #HMSM33

I found this online which explains more about Wilkinson and D Day….👍

Passage from a Portsmouth New article……TIM KING, a former naval correspondent with The News, recalls an interview with the Southsea-trained artist who invented a revolutionary method of camouflaging warships, about his time during the D Day landings.

Suddenly, as the mighty fleet ranges on the Normandy coast, all hell breaks loose.

Amid the turmoil, the flashes and roar of thousands of guns, shouted orders and crump of exploding shells, a man stands apart on the bridge of the destroyer HMS Jervis, oblivious to the mayhem of battle.

Striving to keep his balance on the plunging deck, Portsmouth-trained marine artist Norman Wilkinson calmly pulls out a Windsor & Newton sketch pad and rapidly records the panoramic scene as conflict rages from horizon to horizon. At lightning speed, he fills page after page with his pencil…

At the top page he scribbles: ‘06.24. Sun catching small cloud.’ On the next page: ‘06.25 – opened fire.’

Exactly what Norman Wilkinson CBE saw from Jervis’s cramped bridge in the next 60 minutes before H-Hour off Port en Bessin, was revealed at HMS Dryad, Southwick, where Allied Supreme Commander General Eisenhower and naval operations C-in-C Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsey had their HQ.”

Mudeford Quay Watercolour

My watercolour from yesterday in Mudeford with @britpleinair. Really struck by the colours in the sun…not my usual thing! Then a did an oil….post that later.
#britpleinair #watercolor #watercolour #sketch @moleskine #boat #boats #quay #skyartslandscapeartistoftheyear #observationalart #Dorset

Mudeford Quay with @britpleinair

My oil sketch from yesterday in Mudeford with @britpleinair. Still a bit shiny wet to photograph! I loved the colours in the sun…not my usual thing! also a few impressive Georgian Villas on the coast …couldn’t miss them out. Had a mixed sketchy sort of day…watercolour and ink too….with a seagull dropping a mixed media offering on my work too!
#oil #oilpainting
#britpleinair #watercolor #watercolour #sketch @moleskine #boat #boats #quay #skyartslandscapeartistoftheyear #observationalart #Dorset #georgianarchitecture #georgianhouse

Recent sketches.

No 1 and video – A quick sketch while the van gets its MOT in Port Solent Marina! And another speedy one from the Isle of Wight on Saturday before attending a D Day 75th memorial event linked to Shanklin. No 2. This is the beach and cliff at Shanklin. Met some amazing 90+ aged veterans too!

Newbury Private View

So it’s finally here! Newbury Art Fair and the PV held this evening! Heaps of gratitude to all who travelled especially to see me 🙏 and lovely to meet other fair visitors too. Thank you new collectors ❤️ So looking forward to tomorrow and Sunday….😍 I’m rather tired after a long set up day and PV….beauty sleep required now before my Ink demo tomorrow afternoon ✒️💕 1-2pm @contemporaryartfairs @princestrust

An Instagram Repost from a collector! Thank you!

How lovely to see my work on your wall! My time on Landscape Artist of the Year was so busy I didn’t get a chance to photograph these myself as I did them! Very happy it rained and your walking holiday in Kent took you to @turnercontemporary in Margate instead! 😉 Hope you are well! #Repost @thehousethatnannabuilt with @get_repost

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Finally got my lovely pen and ink pictures up by the talented @kimwhitbyart… Stowe and Margate harbour ❤️❤️❤️ .

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I have really struggled to find a place for them in the house where they can easily be seen but have settled on this wall going up the main staircase. .

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#originalart #artwork #penandink #penandinkart #edwardianhouse #staircase #staircase#originalfeatures #atmine #spotlightonmyhome #myinteriormydecor #skyarts #skyartslandscapeartistoftheyear @skyarts @landscape_artist_of_the_year @contemporaryartfairs #pleinair #observationalart #aquarelle #ink #vanlife

Prints for Newbury Art Fair!

So here are two of my 15 prints, which will be available during Newbury Art Fair 11-12th May PV 10th May 6-9pm. I am very busy getting work framed and mounted for the fair and genuinely looking forward to seeing some of my more recent work on a wall. Please DM if you’d like to know how to get hold of tickets or any other information about the fair. Have a fab Bank Holiday weekend everyone! @contemporaryartfairs @newburyracecourse #Newbury #hampshire #marineart #pleinairpainting #oilpainting #drawing #ink #boat #Scotland #Skye #landscape #observationalpainting

My first limited edition prints!

A first for me – some lovely quality limited edition prints ….only 15 in total for Newbury Art Fair which takes place in just over a week. I’ll be framing and mounting these tomorrow with another post of the finished things to come. Newbury Art Fair 11-12th May PV Friday 10th 6-9pm #ink #marineart #boat #drawing #limitededition @contemporaryartfairs #Newbury @newburyracecourse #Hampshire

Colour for Newbury Art Fair!

Deciding which things are coming with me to @contemporaryartfairs #Newbury …so I pushed a couple of things in frames to try and help me choose which I would frame up. I was struck by how much colour there was, and (thank fully), I got a feeling of light which I have been really trying to bring into my oil work from my work on paper. Newbury Race course May 11-12th PV 10th. Hope to see you there! #oilpainting #pleinair #pleinairpainting #Skye #scotland #Spain #rocks #marineart #fairypools #beach #Asturias #mountains #artfair @royaltalensuk @jacksons_art @paintersonline

A better photo of Macleod’s Maidens on Skye.

A better photo of Macleod’s Maidens on Skye. It’s a 5 mile warm up walk to get to there but it was still a very old and windy day. It’s the only way to get there unless you view by sea. And of course it’s 5 miles back. WARNING ⚠️ terribly unattractive photo of me in all my necessary clothing! 😬😉Shortly before arriving at the maidens I also saw an eagle very close to me taking off from its prey. Really slow moving and massive! #macleodsmaidens #Skye #isleofskye #idrigillpoint #scotland #rocks #marineart #sea #pleinairpainting #pleinair @britpleinair @jacksons_art #vanlife #osprey #goldeneagle ??