Each Medium has it’s Gift

Each Medium has it’s Gift

Each medium has it’s gift that the other mediums do not.  For example, oil requires small amounts of paint to achieve excellent effects and has a richness of texture and colour, almost a luminous/silky quality that I have not discovered elsewhere.  Having...

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Autumn’s Abundant Arrival!

Autumn’s Abundant Arrival!

Hi Everyone I trust you are all well as we travel into the Autumn months heading towards Winter.  The trees have turned and are now wearing their coats of many colours and there is an abundance of berries on the Isle of Wight this year ready to feed our feathered...

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Nearly Summer

Nearly Summer

I’m writing this just before we set off for the Residential Painting Holiday in Southern France tomorrow.  I feel that by writing now, you’ll all be travelling along with us and of course, various photos are posted on Facebook.  The van is fortunately...

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‘Garden of Life’ Art Exhibition

‘Garden of Life’ Art Exhibition

My yearly art exhibition is coming up at Quarr Abby on the Isle of Wight soon (2nd to 7th May 2019) and it goes without saying that you’re all welcome. I’d love to see you. There are new paintings available, together with a few additional surprises on offer – all...

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The Joy of Painting a Mural

The Joy of Painting a Mural

What a wonderful few weeks it’s been.  Not only does Spring seemed to have arrived early with warm weather and lighter evenings, but I have been painting various murals on the walls of one of the rooms at Freshwater Bay House, Isle of Wight.  With family...

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Bring your own Sunshine into the Winter Months

Bring your own Sunshine into the Winter Months

Have you ever thought your imagination can do wonders for your health?  Science has proven that painting each day reduces stress, aids memory, helps people break free from their personal limitations and improves co-ordination. The Journal of American Art Therapy...

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