Monthly Archives: March 2015

Feedback wanted!

Bit of a departure for me – I am doing a series of musical instruments for someone – not a cow in sight! These paintings may end up as greetings cards, but I want them to work as paintings, not … Continue reading

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With a little help from my chicken…

Just following on from yesterday’s post, I thought I would try and get a better photo of the floating mount by going into the garden. I was ‘helped’ by my chickens: Thanks girls!

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Presenting your best side – float framing

Someone once told me that a good frame can make a bad picture good and conversely a bad frame can ruin a good picture. They were right! Have you ever seen a picture you like and thought ‘shame, I don’t … Continue reading

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Yay! Owl painting found – mystery solved

Back in January, I posted that I had lost a painting of an owl after taking down an exhibition. How, I did not know, but despite a bit of a twitter campaign in the Henley area, no one knew anything. … Continue reading

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