If the art of pottery is a slow dance between the earth and the potters hand – then the art of painting must be seen as a dance between the brush and the hand of the artist. Far away in the north of South Africa, close to the town that was once Louis Trichart, is … Read more The Slow Dance of a Pot
Cupcakes, teacups and teapots all filtered and flittered into and out of my brain. And then it came to me, red, white and blue let’s go with soldiers, and so Sue’s Jubilee troop began. And I took the idea to my watercolour class at Bradley. Watercolour techniques make this painting work. If you would like … Read more The Jubilee
Watercolour workshop tomorrow – a challenge. Watch this space.
We are back to classes this week and I can smell the smoke as the brains get into gear and we we swop our brains from left to right to get them into painting mode. So why did my coffee turn pink? Send me your answer!
A new term, what will it bring? So far it looks like we will be painting with rain water when we start the next term next week? My tap water is curdling my paints! Often I am asked why a colour granulates when the information on the tube says it shouldn’t.Until recently I could not … Read more Water Rain – Rain Water
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?
Welcome to my introduction for the forthcoming event in Corsica. Based in Algajola on the north west coast of Corsica for 6 days. We start and end the day painting/drawing. A mixture of painting sessions and free time to sightsee or relax is the plan. Mountains, sea, buildings, people, the list of possible subjects is … Read more Corsica 2019