Art in the Algarve

Graham Thew July 7, 2019

I have just returned from spending a very enjoyable 6 days in Olhao Portugal researching the art holiday I hope to run next year.(3rd to the 10th June) met many nice people both on the course that was just finishing and the course that started on Wednesday. Thanks to everybody for letting me fall in…Read More »

New “Memories” picture completed, “Dave’s picture”

Graham Thew July 1, 2019

Following my appearance on “Home is Where the Art is”  (BBC) I have been pleased to receive a number of commissions for the same type of watercolour that I did for the buyers on the show. This latest is a picture commissioned by a family for their dad who was having an important “landmark birthday”…Read More »

” Breathing Spaces” a weekend of Urban Sketching

Graham Thew

We have just enjoyed Wirral Urban Sketchers’ first three day event! I worked with Wirral Borough Council, the Birkenhead Park World Heritage Project, and the Borough of Culture team to set up the 3 days of sketching and drawing in and around the park.  I also managed to get support from Cass Art who donated…Read More »

Wirral Open Studios 2019

Graham Thew June 21, 2019

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 »

Wirral Open Studios Tour

Graham Thew May 8, 2019

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!!

Cheshire Life , May 2019

Graham Thew

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 »

Home is Where the Art Is

Graham Thew April 23, 2019

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 »

Urban Sketching Workshop with Churchtown Art Group

Graham Thew April 14, 2019

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 »

Williamson Open, pictures in the exhibition.

Graham Thew March 25, 2019

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 »

Friday with the Hoylake art group

Graham Thew February 11, 2019

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 »