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January 2013

Rogues Gallery Complete

Here is the final instalment of this drawing. It was difficult knowing that I could go wrong on this last stage and lose all of the work done so far. Thankfully it didn't happen though. And here is the complete portrait. The biggest I have done so far. I sent the proof to my client and got back three words. I LOVE IT. All in capitals.....that is so good.[...]

Rogues Gallery Part 2

I affectionately called this drawing Rogues Gallery. I had the challenge of taking 4 photographs and making them work as one drawing. I had the idea in my head that their owner had come home to some kind of mess and was trying to work out who was guilty. Here is Part 2. Here they are together There is more to come of course :)[...]

Little Donkey

This is my year to be brave and trying new things is part of that. I met a wonderful artist at the Open Studios Christmas Event, his name is Murray Ince. It was the first time I hadn't him but I spent a wonderful weekend with his infectious enthusiasm and enjoyed watching his pastel paintings grow. To cut a long story short he is doing a series of workshops at Quarr[...]

Lots of Changes

My artwork has changed and evolved so much in the time I have been sharing it with other people. It is time that there were some more changes too. I will be updating the look of my blog and website over the coming weeks to reflect the change in my work. For the last couple of years I also made a conscious decision to keep my prices really low to give me the opportunit[...]

Brave and Decisive!

Last year I promised myself it would be my most creative year ever and I achieved that comfortably. I enjoyed seeing the improvement in my work and loved that I had return clients who loved their portraits. I had my first solo exhibition at the garlic farm and also had my first gallery enquiry. It was a big year for me and I loved it. This year is about being br[...]

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