art

December 30, 2018

The Principle Of Enjoyable Learning

For this blog I’ve decided to focus on the way I like to teach during my workshops. People who want to learn more about a subject […]
December 16, 2018

This Week’s Workshops At Horton

FIRST WORKSHOPS AT HORTON This week was the first time I used the village hall at Horton, Dorset for three workshops. The hall has a great […]
September 24, 2018

Getting Out & About

The last few weeks have brought a few changes to my work as an artist. I’d like to share them with you in this blog.   […]
March 16, 2018

Making An Exhibition

So, the exhibition is hung and visitors have started to arrive. Eight artists from Dorset are showing their work in this spacious, well lit gallery. If […]
February 21, 2018

The Influence Of Music On My Art

Sound has such an impact on our lives but sometimes we don’t appreciate it fully until we speak to someone that suffers hearing loss. The particular […]
February 16, 2018

Painting The Sky

‘Skies hold the movement of all we know on earth. Our very being is governed by this mysterious world above us’ The sky is a wonderful […]
February 13, 2018

Unusual Combinations Lead To Endless Possibilities

Today I was listening to Radio 3 whilst driving to a meeting for an exhibition I’m taking part in next month (more about that in another […]
January 26, 2018

Oil & Water Do Mix

Since making art my career, I’ve favoured painting with oils. They give me the texture I want and they can be pushed around my chosen surface […]
January 18, 2018

Water Mixable Oils v Traditional Oils v Acrylics – The Results!

Last Monday I wrote a blog about 3 paintings I’m working on, each using a different medium. The purpose was to test water mixable oils which […]
January 17, 2018

How Often Do We Look Up?

The sudden noise from an aircraft, a firework display, a supermoon or uncle Harold’s hat being lifted aloft by a gust of wind before sailing away […]
January 4, 2018

A Question Of Brushes

How many brushes does an artist really need? It’s a question I often ask myself whilst looking at the round, flat, filbert, rigger, long handled, short […]
December 4, 2017

New Project Series Coming Soon

Now that my Scape To The South exhibition has finished, it’s back to work in the studio. My new project will be the study and portrayal […]