Avenue Art Group at Garstang

Graham Thew February 10, 2023

Enjoyed a super day last Friday with the Avenue Art Group up in Garstang. The workshop was focussed on a summer landscape in the “mosaic” style and they produced some very fine work . some…Read More »

Garstang Art Group.

Graham Thew January 22, 2023

I have been working on some ideas for a workshop and demo I shall be doing for Garstang Art group next Friday. The idea is to produce a sunny, summer,  landscape view. The style is…Read More »

Brilliant Cartoon.

Graham Thew January 11, 2023

I saw this cartoon on FaceBook and I think it is just brilliant! Many students in my classes hold the belief that skill in art is somehow something you are born with. It is not!…Read More »

Wirral Golf Club.

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Just finished a watercolour of Wirral Golf Club (formerly Wirral Ladies). the picture is taken from a sketch I did just before Christmas when we had the heavy frost and snow. It was a beautiful…Read More »

Queen Victoria Cruise sketches

Graham Thew November 30, 2022

As reported the other day I have just returned from a teaching post on Cunard’s Queen Victoria. We stopped at a number of interesting ports and enjoyed some tris ashore which of course included some…Read More »

Up and down on the Queen Victoria!

Graham Thew November 27, 2022

Just returned from a cruise on Cunard’s Queen Victoria where I was running some watercolour workshops. Super trip and was lucky enough to enjoy the company of some very fine artists in the classes. The…Read More »

A Tale of two “Turners”

Graham Thew November 2, 2022

I visited the Tate Liverpool gallery this week to have a look at the Turner exhibition entitled “Dark Waters” It is a collection of many of his famous Sea Paintings with a soundtrack devised by…Read More »

“The Three Graces”

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This is a sketch of the Liverpool waterfront from the Wirral side. A favourite view of mine and one that very often leads me to getting “bogged down” in detail. So I was quite pleased…Read More »


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Posting a picture of one of my latest artworks…. Quite a therapeutic, an almost autobiographical piece! It is a series of icons gathered as one, alluding to  shapes used in architectural plans yet rolling these…Read More »

Teaching on Cunard’s Queen Victoria

Graham Thew October 29, 2022

Very excited to say that I have a position on the Queen Victoria teaching watercolour painting. We are sailing from Southampton in November taking in some of the sights of Europe sailing south to the…Read More »

Sketching Liverpool

Graham Thew March 10, 2022

in preparation for the forthcoming workshop I am doing at Cass Art in Liverpool I thought I should do a few sketches close by to the store in the hope that we can get out…Read More »

Memory Pictures section.

Graham Thew January 20, 2022

We have decided to add a new section on the website for the “memory pictures” I have been doing over the past year or so. In fact ever since I appeared on the BBC programme…Read More »

Exhibition and Workshop @ CASS ART

Graham Thew January 13, 2022

I am delighted to announce that I am planning to have both an exhibition and run a workshop at Cass Art in their Liverpool shop. The workshop is entitled “Unlocking the Mysteries of Watercolour” a…Read More »

St Ives, a seaside view

Graham Thew January 11, 2022

I have been working on this view of St Ives for a while now in an attempt to produce a picture that reflects my enjoyment and love of the town. It is based on a…Read More »

Autumn Leaves class

Graham Thew November 25, 2021

I spent a very enjoyable morning with the enthusiastic craft group of Heswall W.I. Drawing and painting some autumnal leaves. I had spent an hour or so collecting the leaves from the local wood and…Read More »

5 years of Wirral Urban Sketchers

Graham Thew November 6, 2021

Last Sunday The Urban sketchers got together at Woodside Ferry in Birkenhead, and I realised that the venue was the very first for our group over five years ago. Our “official” first meeting was on…Read More »

Seabird trail picture a labour of love!

Graham Thew July 30, 2021

I was asked by a local artist Barbara who is championing a “Seabird Trail”in Hoylake if I should like to take part. The idea is that local artists each do an artwork on boards which…Read More »

Chemist & Co pop up exhibition

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Chemist & Co are a local shop who are encouraging local artists to have  pop-up exhibitions  either inside their shop or if the weather is fine outside on the back of the pavement. I duly…Read More »