Monthly Archives: October 2011

Musicians – The Rehearsal Orchestra

The theme of musicians is something that I have returned to from time to time in my work. As a violinist myself I have always been interested in the idea of portraying musicians while playing, and in drawing the wonderful … Continue reading

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Egyptian Portraits I

In preparation for my next visit to Luxor to continue my series of Egyptian portraits, I felt that it was time to re-visit the drawings and oil studies made on recent trips to help me decide which direction to go … Continue reading

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Inspirations from Berlin

This Autumn I was lucky to be able to spend a few days in Berlin absorbing some amazing and inspiring paintings and sculpture. Not since a whirlwind visit around the wonderful Galleries of Vienna had I had such an opportunity … Continue reading

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