Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012

It was a busy start to 2012 with the exhibition ‘Luxor: People & Places’ opening at the Petrie Museum UCL during the first week of the new year. The exhibition ran for four months and again it was wonderful to … Continue reading

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A Diary of a Portrait III

During our third sitting the paint surface continues to build-up as colour is layered.  Throughout this session drawing is checked and double-checked, as the patches of colour being applied become smaller to define contour and form.

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A Diary of a Portrait II

Following our second session of three hours you can see that most of the linen surface has been covered with at least one layer of paint. The background tone is always one of the first areas to be applied to … Continue reading

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A Diary of a Portrait I

Two weeks ago I began a painting of friend and fellow painter Sheila Day Rutherford. Sheila has attended a number of my courses over the years and I’m so pleased to have finally managed to make a start on this … Continue reading

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Art For All – Medici Gallery

I have two etchings included in Art for All a new exhibition at Medici Gallery. The etching In the Life Room will be showing alongside one of my Egyptian Portrait drypoints Aza. The exhibition opens on 6th December and runs … Continue reading

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