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Hellebores in the Studio 

I have wanted to paint a mural in my home for as long as I can remember but landlords don’t usually take kindly to such thing so I had to wait until I had my own house. Then what to … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook Project

Six years ago I participated in The Sketchbook Project by the Brooklyn Art Library for the first time. I enjoyed it, but at the time I wasn’t a regular Sketchbook user, and I actually found it difficult to fill that little book. … Continue reading

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Mini Kitty Portraits

   I thought it was time to do a portrait collection of the kids! From left to right (above) Merlin, Frodo, Nefertiti and Snowflake. Here’s a couple of pics of the work in progress:                 And the … Continue reading

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Some more Tea Bag Art

A few weeks ago I experimented with painting on Tea Bags , and I really love using them.      I decided to do some more, opening them up and pasting them onto paper as a support.              I’m kind of … Continue reading

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Abstract Art

One of my favourite zen relaxation techniques is to paint something abstract. I find it very calming and cathartic. Initially my abstract painting was something I did just for myself, and not something I ever showed anyone, certainly not exhibited … Continue reading

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Inspired by Cezanne

I’ve been reading up on impressionist and post-impressionist art lately and got really inspired! Time for a still life of apples, inspired by Cezanne! I used charcoal and acrylic paints on a small canvas. The composition was purely from my … Continue reading

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