Monthly Archives: April 2016

‘Tenor’ Andalusian horse watercolour

A friend of mine has the most beautiful Andalusian called Tenor, he was brought over from Spain in 2015. He is an absolute credit to her, gentle and stunning. We are planning a photo shoot, in a blue bell wood … Continue reading

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‘Woebegone’oil hare

I totally forgot to do a blog post on this large oil hare, hopefully he will be in my Hampshire open studio sale, this coming August. Many thanks to Mike Rae for the kind use of his reference photo. He … Continue reading

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Attempt at yupo paper, alcohol ink and watercolour

My pack of yupo paper arrived yesterday, so excited I pulled a sheet out in the evening to experiment with Indian ink and ammonia, having seen some exciting you tube videos. All I can say is black mess, and bin! … Continue reading

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Second MS trust painting sold

I am pleased to reveal my second painting now sold on the MS trust secret art show 2016. Congratulations to the new owner. Only the second day of sales and so many lucky people in ownership of their new art, … Continue reading

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Llama-Rama pastel and watercolour

I have been watching the under painting of this llama for the last couple of weeks, eventually I added some pastel work. I actually wish I left it just as the watercolour under painting, but I have no photo to … Continue reading

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MS trust secret auction SOLD

I am pleased to disclose my now sold painting for the MS trust secret art show. Yippeee. Sales started today, and with so many sold for such a great cause, it feels great to have been a small part of … Continue reading

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MS trust charity secret art show launches today

Today the secret art show in aid of MS Trust launches for viewing. The online gallery will launch for viewing on Monday (11 April), then sales will start at 9am the following Monday (18 April) at ‘We are delighted … Continue reading

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‘Sorry charlie’ watercolour and pastel

Not to be left out on the national celebration days, I decided I had to join in with today’s challenge…..sorry Charlie day. This dog from paint my photo fitted the job perfectly. Another sorry from me, as I have run … Continue reading

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‘Betsy’collie dog in watercolour and pastel

Do you have a dog? How many words does he/she understand? An Austrian Border Collie named Betsy, believed to be one of the world’s most intelligent dogs, understands this many human words:340 According to a recent National Geographic report, Betsy’s … Continue reading

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‘Fearless watcher’hare for raffle

A friend at work is participating in an abseil for charity. To increase her sponsorship money, she is holding a small raffle at the local pub. I said I would paint one of my whacky colourful hares in the hope … Continue reading

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