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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 @stbarbemuseumWe fixed a few more dates today so if you’d like to join me watch …

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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 …

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Hello 2020!

[wpvideo QgYn7rdk ]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 …

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Today and Tomorrow! OPEN STUDIO 🎈

[wpvideo Yn2bRpiP ]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 …

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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


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

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