Thank you to all the visitors who were so interested and supportive of not just my studio opening but the studios of all the other artists who participated in the tour. The weather was not exactly what we hoped for , but nevertheless I was delighted to greet and meet so many people over the…Read More »
I shall be opening the studio again this year for the studio tour weekend June 8th & 9th. (10a.m. -5 p.m.) Also Friday evening the 7th of June is Private View Night so if you would like to have a glass of wine and a chat with some nice people, Come Along!!
Blimey! fame indeed! “Cheshire Life Magazine” rang to see if they could interview me, apparently advised by the “BEEB” that a local artist would be on the telly! Anyway a nice reporter and photographer came along to the studio and the resulting spread duly appeared this month. Honesty dictates I need to put right a…Read More »
Well now it can be told! I made my television debut on the B.B.C ‘s “Home is Where the Art Is” yesterday, Easter Monday. The series was filmed in late December and January at the Buyers’ beautiful house up in the Lake District, here at home in the studio, and over in the B.B.C.’s Salford…Read More »
Had a super day at Churchtown (Southport 11.April 2019) running a workshop on Urban Sketching. 18 artists all enthusiastically set to with various tasks I set in the morning session after very politely listening to me talk about Urban sketching , materials, and equipment. The afternoon session was sketching outside and we were blessed with…Read More »
Delighted to have had two pictures accepted for the Williamson Open. A watercolour entitled “Approaching Storm Meols Common ” which is part of the series of pictures from the same vantage point over a period of months showing the change in the view as the seasons rolled by. The other picture is a print from…Read More »
Another lovely Friday afternoon was spent with the enthusiastic Hoylake art group at the community centre. I never fail to be amazed at the fact that I can do a demo of a picture and then the group will set to using the demo picture as their basis, and yet the pictures are all as…Read More »
Lovely morning with Liverpool urban sketchers at Liverpool World Museum , but more importantly Inside!
I was pleased to sell my picture “Inflation in Majorca” at the recent W.S.A. exhibition and have used the same subject for another picture in the same vein based on my sketches and photos. “Inflated Flamingoes” is just fun, so rarely do you get to use the bright colours and wonderful shapes of these swimming…Read More »
I have completed another painting based on my sketches in Majorca of swimming pool inflatables, The subject is fascinating as it brings into play all the essentials of watercolour painting especially the use of shadow and how colour reacts in shadow. There is also a huge fun element to the pictures as I have used…Read More »