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Watercolour Etc

The RWS Spring Exhibition is ‘Watercolour Etc’. For the first time we are allowed to show one work not in a water based medium – this could be drawing,collage,oils,acrylic,prints or 3D. I have 3 paintings in acrylic on paper  – … Continue reading

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Garden

   First is a plant grown from seed – saw it at Sissinghurst but plant I bought died in the winter, so for some crazy reason managed to get seed from California and one survived. First time it’s flowered. Then … Continue reading

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Bees like Lavender

New painting, lovely day,sun is shining,a neighbour is mowing their patch of grass,birds tweeting,bees buzzing and now I’m going to have a cup of tea…….

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New Paintings and Distressed Frames

I have been getting paintings ready for mixed exhibitions and have just about finished 16 new ones. At one of the places I show my work they suggested distressing frames so that’s my new look. These frames aren’t really distressed, … Continue reading

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Summer Garden

Just to remind myself that we did have some sunny weather not so long ago. White wisteria smells delicious!

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April Showers

We have a hose pipe ban in London and other areas of the UK. Since this was brought in earlier this month it has rained almost every day. This is good for the garden and everything looks really green and … Continue reading

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Painting and Cake making

Painting and cooking have quite a lot in common – you put in all the right ingredients and something good happens. If you don’t follow your own way/path / star whatever you like to call it, things go wrong.  I … Continue reading

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