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All good things

It’s been a long time since I last posted here, mainly because I have been otherwise occupied.  This year has been very busy for me professionally.  Since January I have taken part in 6 exhibitions including 2 solo shows and … Continue reading

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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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Remastering the Renaissance

A few days ago I made a visit to Petworth House to have a look at their new winter art exhibition “Remastered – Bosch to Bellotto” which is an opportunity to see some of the important artworks in the Petworth … Continue reading

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The BIG Draw

For the past 15 years the Big Draw  (http://www.thebigdraw.org/) has been growing in popularity.  It all started way back as a one day national event in 2000 to celebrate the act of drawing.  People are often intimidated by even just … Continue reading

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Super Stencils with Sarah

Stencil screen printing made easy with designer Sarah Hamilton Continue reading

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Popping all over the world

There are currently two exhibitions of Pop Art on near to me at the moment.  One at The Lightbox in Woking which looks at the more traditional and recognisable works associated with Pop Art – Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein et … Continue reading

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Waxing Lyrical for Batik

Several months ago I went to a taster workshop to try out the ancient art of Batik at Handprinted.net (www.handprinted.net) in Bognor Regis.  I came away with mixed feelings and although I did have a go back in my studio, … Continue reading

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