The workshop on the rhino is Saturday 31st July, 21
Why do we call rhinos black and white – when they are really grey? When we mix black and white together we get grey but that is not the reason.The white rhino is said to have gotten its name from the Afrikaans word for wide (‘wyd’), referring to its wide, square lip (in contrast, black rhinos have … Read more How come rhinos are so big when all they eat are leaves and grass?
Looking at ‘kind words’ on https://suechatterton.co.uk/ this one came through this morning. I wanted to say the biggest thankyou Sue, I cant believe it is the end of online Summer Term. Your have so much patients with us all, your ethics towards teaching your subject are spot on. The variety of topics you offer is … Read more Summer 21 rolls on to …… Does it? What next?
Following a successful day it was down to Mouse Angelo to review the labours of the day. An art critic requires the ability to assess art work in a thoughtful way. Does Mouse fulfill this role? His next job is the rhino workshop on the 31 July 21. Hopefully by then we will be more … Read more Mouse Angelo an Art Critic?
Forest Deer, A mixed up World. Yipee we have a full day workshop today at Salt Village hall.
Woodhouse Community Farm – Lichfield12 June 2021 On Saturday Mouse Angelo visited one of his favorite places – Sitting on my shoulder on the way home, he whispered into my ear that this should be the first venue for Not The Urban Sketchers – post lock down. Walled garden, green houses, old farm house, sheds, … Read more Mouse Angelo goes painting – join him
According to Mouse Angelo it is and he is getting himself ready for further adventures At last we have summer, restrictions are lifting and Mouse Angelo is getting out and about. Unpacking the paints, pencils and chairs Anyone care to guess where Mouse Angelo spent a day drawing in the sunshine? How nice it was … Read more Is it safe to come out?
The mission is to paint wildlife paintings to sell in order to contribute towards protecting our endangered species. Matumaini is the Swahile word for Hope. Hope was rescued after poachers hacked her horns off. A four year old rhino heifer, Hope was found in dire condition. Her face was badly mutilated; both horns were savagely … Read more Matumanini – Back to Stay
Last week I was able to persuade him that it was quite safe to sit outside and draw again. How happy he was to see that spotted blue bag that has become a trademark of my outdoor days and painting holidays. Food is obligatory of course. Coffee and cake totally essential Whilst we won’t be … Read more Can Mouse Angelo come out of isolation?
While everyone who paints with Sue Chatterton Watercolours paints reflections I have spent the morning painting my rhino. Having chosen turquoise as one of my 2 colours, is he a British rhino living in a zoo rather than an African rhino roaming the plains of Africa? How colour choice can change our perception.