Monthly Archives: February 2013

Henley Business School is go!!

I spent a tiring morning hanging my paintings at Henley Business School. Now, I am not thick, but that hanging system almost got the better of me. I had ideas of doing some beautiful aesthetically geometrical hang and in the … Continue reading

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Lady Impey’s bird paintings

Our first trip to the Ashmolean in Oxford today uncovered an unexpected treasure. We anticipated ceramics, Roman coins, statues and the like, which of course were there in abundance, but what I had not thought to see was an exquisite … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Henley Business School

I seem to be juggling paintings, frames and prints at the mo. I have had an exhibition at Dinton Pastures country park, which was mean to finish in January. Very kindly they have asked me to stay on until the end of … Continue reading

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Step by step – great crested grebes in watercolour

A few days ago, I painted a pair of grebes and was really pleased with them. Foolishly, I decided to repeat the grebes, doing more of a close up on their heads, as I had enjoyed blowing their crests with … Continue reading

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Otter linocut – don’t carve while drinking wine

I have had the urge to paint an otter for a while and then the mood passes. So finally I got round to doing a lino block. I have an exhibition at Henley Business College in a fortnight and it is … Continue reading

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