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A new start…

Having organised, and now completed, a really, really successful art exhibition & sale for a local hospital charity which took up so much time I am trying to get back into painting. The exhibition and sale involved nearly 300 artists … Continue reading

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New paper… new brush….

Bought (probably rather too many) some sheets of very rough paper as an experiment…¬†Couldn’t get a straight line but I suspect my washes were too thin. Next time try thicker… Lovely squirrel brush though.

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Fast and loose…

The Barn at Chappel – painted from a printed photo as part of my homework on a course I have just finished – ‘Loosening your Watercolours’. 3 colours, fast and loose…

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Spring trees…

One of the national newspapers was ‘giving away’ a painting kit (cost of p&p) to coincide with the BBC’s painting challenge so I thought that I would send off for it. It came with a picture to copy, an instructional … Continue reading

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Winter trees…

A quick walk through the local park made me snap this tree to go against a sky I had already painted. Interest in painting in the UK will rocket for a short while as the BBC is doing yet another … Continue reading

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Autumn colour

The Acer we bought as a twig is now an 8 foot tree with amazing colours in the autumn. One day early this week I felt compelled to paint this. Dashed it off standing by the kitchen sink.

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