Category Archives: water colour painting

A Gathering of Flowers

For the past few months I have been working on putting together an art exhibition in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society Wisley Garden herbarium (https://www.rhs.org.uk/science/conservation-biodiversity/conserving-garden-plants/rhs-herbarium/collections-in-the-rhs-herbarium).  The idea for this first came to me almost 2 years ago when purely by … Continue reading

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“The Pepys of the Artworld”

Today I spent the morning invigilating an exhibition at the Otter Gallery at the University of Chichester.  The exhibition is called “Circles of Influence: A Diarist’s Perspective” which has been brought together by Dr Gill Clarke, a visiting Professor at … Continue reading

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Jack

Some time ago (may be as far back as 2012 or 2013) I posted a short tutorial about how to make a simple 3 colour reduction linocut.  I am going to repeat some of that information here when I explain … Continue reading

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More Turner than Turner

Cold, windy and definitely Wintery, it was really the perfect day to visit the John Virtue exhibition “The Sea” which recently opened at the Towner Gallery in Eastbourne.  I have been rather looking forward to this particular show,  although disappointed … Continue reading

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Mr Turner Returns

Last weekend Mr PP and I visited nearby Petworth House to see the new exhibition “Mr Turner, and exhibition” which opened a few days ago.  This new exhibition follows on from the major exhibition of Turners work which was exhibited … Continue reading

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The making of an exhibition

Recently I have been very busy with the organisation of a new art exhibition of work by a group I belong to.  We call ourselves Ten (although there are actually only nine of us) and the name came from the … Continue reading

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3 in one day whirlwind exhibition visiting

It’s been a while since I visited a London gallery exhibition and suddenly today I saw not just one but 3!  I met with an old friend, Sharon who is always great company and makes visiting exhibitions such a pleasure, … Continue reading

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