Monthly Archives: August 2012

Musicians – The Rehearsal Orchestra Edinburgh 2012

This small triptych was painted during this summers Rehearsal Orchestra course taking place in Edinburgh during the festival. Continuing some of the ideas from the series of quartets and chamber group paintings made recently I wanted to¬† make this painting … Continue reading

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Summer Workshop on the Sustained Pose

Each August brings the annual summer course, an opportunity for experienced painters to explore and study the figure over a five-day life pose. Each year we meet in the beautiful surroundings of Caterham School, in its light and airy art … Continue reading

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The Vanity of Small Differences

Since I first came across a collection of his striking Ceramic vases in the Gallery of Modern Art in Glasgow a number of years ago I have had a great admiration for the work of Grayson Perry. Since then I … Continue reading

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Painting the Rehearsal: Music and Light

Last month I spent a week drawing and painting string quartets and chamber ensembles in the beautiful state rooms of West Dean College. Work has now begun making larger scale paintings of the ensembles I worked with during the week … Continue reading

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