21st February 2023No Comments

Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year

I finally completed my self portrait painting and have applied to Sky Portrait Artist of the Year. What a battle this oil painting was!

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13th December 2022No Comments

Christmas Musings

Happy Christmas one and all. It’s been another rollercoaster year again hasn’t it! Awful events, but some positives…

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30th November 2022No Comments

Sunny Portrait is Sold!

I am thrilled that my painting has sold at the Tŷ Pawb Open Art Exhibition, It's so nice to visit the exhibition and see the red dot…

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23rd November 2022No Comments

Castle Park Exhibition

I have 3 oil paintings showing at the 37th Annual Castle Park Open Art Exhibiton this year...so happy and a great end to 2022!

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12th January 2022No Comments

So long 2021, Hello 2022

Here’s my gratitude list for 2021. I have decided to make it an annual post. Some great things have happened in 2021...

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4th December 2021No Comments

Great Books for Artists

With Christmas approaching I thought it would be nice to list my favourite art-related books for gift ideas for artists.

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30th August 2021No Comments

Online Artists Resources

In 2018 I discovered art all over again. There are some excellent online art resources out there to ramp up creative skills…

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11th April 2021No Comments

Notes on a painting 1

As the VAA International Art Exhibition 2021 begins, here's the inspiration and creation of my artwork on display: If you build it.

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2nd March 20211 Comment

Watts Atelier Review

I thought I would try the Watts Atelier to improve my art because of the feedback you receive on your work. Here are my thoughts.

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2nd February 2021No Comments

Developing Art Skills

Here's my views on how to gain a fairly realistic, achievable outlook to life and goals as an artist and creative person…

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