Paintings Available Online & Painting Still Life Workshop

I am enjoying painting a collection of smaller paintings like the one above for Open Studios at the end of September and hoping to have plenty ready for 24th of September when the event begins. I have been experimenting with paint application over the past few months – specifically with how oil paint behaves on different surfaces. I have used …

Late Summer Open Studios

Thank you to those of you who visited our ‘Habitats’ exhibition at The Holt Community & Arts Centre ‘The Venue’. It was a great success for both Vanda and myself. The Centre began its refurbishment in 2019 and all credit goes to Carolyn and Anthony Burns who run the centre and have overseen massive improvements. The Gallery there is a …

Exhibitions Update

The absence of art events, be they music, dance, theatre, or the visual arts, during lockdown left a bit of a void in most of our lives so I am thrilled that the Arts have been able to open up and exhibitions have gone ahead over recent months. At last, locally art exhibitions great and small are being staged. Last …

Grateful

Its the final weekend of North Norfolk Studios 2021. and it has been really good, the weather fabulous and the footfall encouraging. I’ve enjoyed meeting all my visitors and Elgar has been in his element having so many people throw his ball for him as they go down my garden to the studio. Thank you to those of you who …

Any Road Up

This is the sister of the painting that I posted yesterday also framed in a simple white floating frame which I have become very fond of. IMPORTANT If you are planning to visit my Open Studio today please contact me first (07914 778836). The local council have decided to resurface our road (They only informed residents last night . . …

Better Late Than Never

Here is another of my smaller more painterly pieces currently in my Open Studio Exhibition. Its in a lovely little floating frame that I think works really well. This spring has been crazy. The consistent morning frosts throughout April made it the ‘Frostiest’ April on record only to be followed by the wettest May on Record. I am usually painting …

Shine On

North Norfolk Studios is underway and we have been so lucky that it has coincided with the beginning of some glorious weather . . . at last. The footfall is rather erratic though – I think due to a pent up desire of people to get over to the coast just 9 miles down the road. As I continue to …

Hello Petal

Whites8″ x 10″Oil on Linen God willing the North Norfolk Studios event will be going ahead as we now have less than 2 weeks to go before the start date and today the Government have followed through on their plans to relax covid restrictions further. All of the artists that I have spoken to who are involved in the event …