The “Horizon Line” Project

Graham Thew November 12, 2018

I have amassed a body of work and investigations into the  concept we all know as “The Horizon” Reviewing what I have is going to take time and I need to determine to what end…Read More »

Class for Heswall W.I. art group

Graham Thew November 6, 2018

Enjoyed a morning with a very enthusiastic bunch from Heswall W.I. Our venue was the “Barn” in Heswall which was ideal for our purposes. I had been asked if I could do something with a…Read More »

Wirral Urban Sketchers

Graham Thew

The group has moved seamlessly into its third year. We regularly get 30-40 sketchers at our meet-ups and a core group of very enthusiastic and dedicated sketchers is now at the core of our numbers….Read More »

Wirral Society of Arts at the Williamson

Graham Thew

I was delighted to have two works selected by the W.S.A. for the exhibition at the Williamson Art Gallery this year. Dramatically different in style and content they each have their own story…. “Inflation in…Read More »

Meols Common through the year.

Graham Thew May 12, 2018

I have embarked on a series of pictures, studies, sketches and watercolours of Meols Common through the year. It is amazing how much the colours change throughout the seasons and how even though you might…Read More »

“Madman” Liang

Graham Thew November 7, 2017

The more I read about Liang Kai (1140-1210) the more I realise that he really should be considered as the father of modern art, not Cezanne, not Picasso, not Daumier ….but this Chinese painter from…Read More »

W.S.A. Open November 2017

Graham Thew November 4, 2017

Spent yesterday afternoon Stewarding at the exhibition, lovely afternoon, it was very busy with people musing over the exhibition with a general consensus it seemed that this was one of the best if not the…Read More »

Williamson Open Exhibition

Graham Thew April 19, 2017

Pleased to say that both my submissions for the Williamson Open exhibition were accepted and are now proudly hanging in the Williamson Art Gallery until the 7th May . The Larger of the two “Lost…Read More »

January ’17 meeting Wirral Urban Sketchers

Graham Thew January 30, 2017

A good turnout for our first meeting of 2017 at Birkenhead’s Woodside Ferry Terminal. The upstairs part of the cafe overlooks the Liverpool waterfront and faced with standing outside (freezing) or sitting indoors with a…Read More »

Recent “Urban Sketches”

Graham Thew January 27, 2017

It occurred to me I hadn’t reported in on the recent visits ti Liverpool to sketch with Liverpool U.S. We had inclement weather on both occasions but there was plenty of good shelter and good company!…Read More »

New Prints

Graham Thew January 26, 2017

I have had a couple of my pictures copied and issued as a limited print run. they are being sold at Seagrass Studios and direct from myself. They have quite a graphic nature to them….Read More »

Community centre class

Graham Thew

In the immediate pre-Christmas class at the community centre we tackled a snowy scene. I had seen something like this on Pinterest and reinterpreted it for the class project. It is a great exercise with…Read More »

Updating my work

Graham Thew

Well I have been remiss in not posting any of my new work here on the web, so to put that right here are some recently completed watercolours. They are not large (11cm sq) but…Read More »

Wirral Urban Sketchers New Year

Graham Thew

Happy New Year to all the Wirral Urban sketching group! We now have over a hundred members – not that we have a register, but we have 90 on Facebook and about 30 who prefer to be contacted…Read More »

Wirral Urban Sketchers up and running!

Graham Thew August 3, 2016

We held the first Wirral Urban Sketching group meeting on Sunday and I have to say it was a great success! 25 people turned up at Birkenhead Woodside ferry, all from varied backgrounds in Art…Read More »

A different perspective on Hilbre

Graham Thew July 16, 2016

Been busy over the last few days working on 3 drawings/pictures. The idea was to use single point perspective lines and colours from my sketchbook drawings made on Hilbre Island. Quite pleased with the resulting…Read More »

Wirral Urban Sketchers

Graham Thew July 4, 2016

I have been asked to start an Urban Sketching group on the Wirral under the wing of Wirral Society of Arts. It’s an exciting prospect and already there seems to be quite a groundswell of…Read More »

Wirral Studios Tour 2016

Graham Thew June 8, 2016

Well this week end coming 11/12th June is the Open Studios tour and once again I am mad busy framing up pictures, tidying up and generally making the studio ready for visitors. Last year I think…Read More »

Hoylake Art Group Afternoons

Graham Thew February 22, 2016

I teach a group of friends, the HAGS at Hoylake community Centre, last Friday was “paint some fruit day” and the work that was done I believe was some of the best I have seen…Read More »

Caribbean Holiday

Graham Thew February 16, 2016

We have just returned from a cruise in the Caribbean, not teaching this time but visiting many of our favourite islands. We were on the P&O ship the “Brittania” and visited… well let me show…Read More »