Art For Everyone

I have just reviewed my teaching and workshop portfolio as I am responding to calls for Practitioner roles.  I got together new images and re-looked at old pages. It’s quite a time-consuming task, and whilst re-jigging the content I had time to fully appreciate the range of projects I’ve been involved in. I’ve been lucky enough…

Triptych Oil Painting Workshop

I’ve recently run a still-life oil painting workshop at the wonderful Orleans House Gallery, in their Coach House studio. We had 5 fantastic sessions really getting to grips with drawing, composition across 3 canvases and painting. We also spent part of one week using encaustic wax technique; mixing warm beeswax with paint to create more…

Drawing 1-2-1 with year 4 student

Really enjoyed the hour or so spent with my 1-2-1 student who’s really keen on all things art. Here’s the first practice still-life drawing, followed by the one completed after a look at elipses, symmetry, placement and scale. What a fab start. #art #drawing #still-life #pencil #student #artwork #scale

Twickenham Green Art Group

I had a lovely couple of mornings running a still-life workshop for the ladies of The Twickenham Green Art Group. We all brought in objects and made a huge set-up of colourful fabric, cushions, bags, patterned pottery and kitchen bits and bobs. Using view-finders to really focus-in on a small area, we concentrated our sessions…