For the past year I have been following ( physically) a course on Developing Fine Art Practice. I should have posted more about the course, as I have found it very helpful, but time is all!!
Two thirds through the course we have had an exhibition of Work in Progress, so here are a few photos of the work so far and of some of the participants hanging and displaying work.
the washing up watercolour
my painting shown in the exhibition for the Sunday Times watercolour competition 2015
This painting has been accepted for the Sunday Time watercolour exhibition this September, and I am really pleased about that.
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Hmm, it has been a long time since I posted. Well, my excuse is that just as my broken ankle and damaged tendon was healing, and my walking improving, I broke my wrist and vertebrae in another accident, at the … Continue reading
As I did not go on the sketch crawl I tried out a watercolour sketch of a snowy, neighbour’s garden, as seen from my kitchen window. I am trying out using water colours straight, without any pencil or pen drawing first. Perhaps it is a bit “chocolate- boxy”, but there it is.
I finally made it to my new studio last week and set up for the first time. It is small but perfectly formed for my needs. The light is very good and I have it all to myself – I shared my last studio. This picture of the empty room shows it the way I will never see it again, until I have to leave it that is. It is very cold in the building as the weather now is very cold and it has snowed this week.
I had intended to join a Sketch Crawl at the Tate Modern this Saturday, but the snowy and icy pavements around my home have defeated me. I am still wobbly on my repairing ankle and foot and it was just too slippery underfoot for me to walk to the station.
I have had a particular relationship with this footware over the last 3 months.
The walking shoe is the only shoe that I can get my still swollen foot into and I am so… bored with it.
The boots are the main culprits, I was wearing the pair when I broke my ankle.