Monthly Archives: September 2013

Daily Prompt – Travels

If you could pause real life and spend some time living with a family anywhere in the world, where would you go? Photographers, artists, poets: show us TRAVELS. I would travel back in time to where the pace of life … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Saturated

This weeks offering for the weekly photo challenge…

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Dabbling with Daubing – Day 4

Day 4 of “the Big Painting” (I missed a day yesterday) and I have managed to get the “blocking in” of the main picture components done.  I have decided to work with oil paint as I prefer it to acrylic, … Continue reading

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Brighton’s Arty Fayre

Last Friday I went to the Brighton Art Fair (www.brightonartfair.co.uk).  Although it has been running for 10 years and is only  about half an hours drive away this is the first time I have ever visited it.  It was a … Continue reading

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Dabbling with Daubing – Day Two

Busy, busy, busy… so the planning and under-drawing bit is now complete!  Now for the really nerve-wracking part…. starting to paint, but that’s for tomorrow! 3 sneaky peeks at the “Masterpiece” under construction (OK, I know that pencil on canvas … Continue reading

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Dabbling with Daubing – Day One

So after much umm-ing and ahh-ing I have finally got my act together and begun my first painting for a very long time.  So as to make things even more challenging for myself I have decided that it should be … Continue reading

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Dabbling with Daubing

Some years ago I decided that I wanted to be an artist.  As it had been many years since I had actually done any serious “Art” I enrolled on a City and Guilds Life Drawing class.  It took few sessions … Continue reading

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