Category Archives: Family

My Week

Islington Gardeners outing to Painshill Park & then Wisley. We were supposed to be going to two gardens in West Sussex, but at the last minute had to re-arrange as high winds were forecast and the gardens have to close … Continue reading

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New paintings

These paintings will be in the RBA Exhibition at the Mall Galleries in March. PV 10 March 11-8. Exhibition continues until 21 March

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Waiting for the Russell Gallery Christmas Exhibition

     

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Children’s Books

It’s not surprising that brought up on books like this ‘The Wally Pug of Why’ my siblings and I have vivid imaginations. I have the book – it belonged to my grandmother Nancy Goulden and was published by C. Arthur … Continue reading

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Little pictures made from sweet wrappings

For a bit of fun and to get away from ‘painting’ – just to make something special. I once read about Dora Carrington and she used to make silver foil pictures which people liked and bought – so these are … Continue reading

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Artists in St Ives

A few days in the little Cornish town St Ives. Famous for artists – Turner visited but the art scene really blossomed in the 1940’s / 1950’s when Ben Nicholson and Christopher Wood discovered Alfred Wallis. I’m sure Winifred Nicholson … Continue reading

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RWS Family Fun Day at Bankside Gallery

On Wednesday RWS artists were at Bankside Gallery for a free drop in painting/drawing day. Exhausting but fun and very rewarding when the results are so good. Everyone looks proud and happy with their work – sometimes the concentration in … Continue reading

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