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Playing in the Gallery: A Weekend of Drawing & Music

I was thrilled when earlier in the year I was asked by the Royal Academy to teach a course on drawing musicians in it’s beautiful historic life room. Drawing and painting musicians in rehearsal has been a subject which has … Continue reading

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Richard in the Studio

‘Richard in the Studio’ 2016 oil on linen 60 x 66cm

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The Quartet – A work in progress

  For a number of months now I have been working on a large-scale painting of a string quartet, piecing together information collected during rehearsal in the form of drawings and oil studies of both the individual players and of … Continue reading

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‘Naomi’

‘Naomi’ 2016 oil on linen 71 x 71cm

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LandSCOPES at Tregony Gallery

I have a number of still life paintings in the new exhibition LandSCOPES at Tregony Gallery which opened this week, including the small still life Vanitas below. The exhibition  continues until 29th October 2016. I hope that you will have … Continue reading

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Two Young Sitters

Recent portrait commissions of two young ladies   Isla oil on linen 2016 Alejandra pencil on paper 2016

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Drawing & Music: Picturing Movement at the Royal Academy

This weekend course is an exciting opportunity to study the human figure, whilst being able to observe and analyse the shapes and relationships between musicians and their instruments. Study of Violinist, Wagner Rehearsal Drawing and painting musicians in rehearsal is … Continue reading

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Discovering drypoint

My article on the wonderfully expressive medium of drypoint etching is now available in the September ’16 issue of Artists & Illustrators magazine. This article discusses the techniques of drawing on and printing from a metal plate without using acid. … Continue reading

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A Portrait in Progress II – Naomi

After four sittings…  

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A Portrait in Progress – Naomi

After two sittings…    

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