Monthly Archives: September 2012

Save Cork Street

Cork Street, the iconic international art street, is in danger of being demolished and turned into luxury apartments, offices and retail spaces. Please sign this petition and help to preserve Cork Street as an area of artistic and cultural importance, … Continue reading

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Painting a Portrait at West Dean

Painting a portrait, or painting the head as I prefer to think of it, is one of the courses I teach two or three times a year at West Dean. Portraiture is always a popular course at the college and … Continue reading

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A Wander Around the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

An early September afternoon was the perfect time for a leasurely wander around the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Despite my Yorkshire roots and best intentions this was my first visit to the sculpture park and what a treat it is. The … Continue reading

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Painting the Nude – new sustained poses

Much of my time in the studio during the past year has focused on a series of nudes. Poses have been both short, three or so sittings and sustained when a pose has been held over many months. Working with … Continue reading

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