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The Making of the Octopus Bowl

2018-08-18T11:25:45+00:00August 17th, 2018|Art Blog, Art News|

The octopus are ready to show, available for sale and now you can also see how it was made: Stoneware Raised Octopus Bowl These magnificent beings deserve to be immortalised in art. And not just one but two octopus demanded my attention on this sculpted pot. As I was making this piece, it seemed to [...]

Watercolour painting – portraiture workshop

2018-08-06T13:16:23+00:00August 5th, 2018|Art Blog, Art Classes|

Painting is a good way to relax and take your mind off other matters. In this class you learn how to paint a portrait of the person of your choice, it could even be of yourself. We will work using liquid watercolours on heavy weight watercolour paper to begin with. Starting with a photo, you [...]

Painting workshop – reflecting your soul

2018-08-06T13:14:50+00:00August 5th, 2018|Art Blog, Art Classes|

This is a class about digging deep and reflecting your soul in a piece of art. Whatever you decide to paint, you will automatically reflect back part of your soul to you, as is the nature of making original art. I will gently guide you with the materials and techniques that you choose and help [...]

Podcasts – Artists Critique My Paintings

2018-06-22T17:46:54+00:00June 22nd, 2018|Art Blog, Art News, Exhibitions|

Here are two audio recordings that you can download and listen to as podcasts, though I recommend you listen to them whilst looking at a picture of the painting being discussed. I am in an exhibition along side 22 other international artists from my art group, ANA (Artists’ Network Alpujarra). These recordings were made at [...]

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Spring Show

2018-06-10T09:49:26+00:00June 5th, 2018|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

Artists’ Network Alpujarra have organised a spring show full of fresh new art. There are 22 participating artists, some of whom will be exhibiting for the first time. I will be exhibiting several new pieces of sculpture and two large paintings. The exhibition is organised and curated by Gareth Lister, with the help from ANA [...]

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Printing In The Andalusian Sunshine

2018-08-06T13:19:43+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Art Blog, Art Classes|

Cyanotype workshop Fancy sharing in my passion for cyanotypes? I teach this historical, alternative photographic printing process, from my art studio. The location is out the back of my quirky, agricultural townhouse in Vélez de Benaudalla, in the province of Granada - a quiet, ancient, Andalusian, town. You will be guided and supported every step of the [...]

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Opening Night Photos!

2018-04-22T20:03:24+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

I’m really happy with the way the cyanotype exhibition went. My pricing structure is very reasonable and so lots of pieces sold. The unframed prices are A4 - 25€, A3 - 50€ and A2 - 100€. Please get in touch if you see a piece you like and want to take advantage of these special [...]

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An Exhibition of Cyanotypes

2018-04-11T19:07:00+00:00April 10th, 2018|Art Blog, Exhibitions|

If you happen to find yourself in the south of Spain, please do come along to this exhibition of cyanotypes in Órgiva. The gallery is run by artist Vic Montfort who will also have his ceramic art for sale in the gallery workshop. You can expect to see cyanotypes of all sizes and colours, framed [...]

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A beginners guide to mixing vivid colours!

2018-08-05T16:45:32+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Art Blog, Art Classes|

Familiarise yourself with the colour wheel The best way of getting to know the colour wheel, off by heart, is to paint your own by mixing and painting each colour. Google, 'Colour Wheel' for more examples. It’s a really good exercise to do in order to learn how secondary and tertiary colours can be made [...]

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A Series of Large Abstract Watercolours

2018-02-08T15:30:23+00:00February 8th, 2018|Art Blog, Art News|

There is something magical about watercolours. These paintings were created with the intention of letting the liquid watercolours bleed and do their own thing, with a minimum of interference. About They were painted directly after watching a firework display on a beach, from way up high on top of a mountain. The coast line was [...]

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