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happy new year!

31 Dec

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Our summer landscape course goes into the jungle

14 Jun

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Somewhere in there is an artist painting; it could be anywhere in the world but it is Guernsey believe it or not

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“Cuckoo Song”

26 Apr

now that spring is finally here…

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Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

12 Apr

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

Spent yesterday taking over my entry for the Summer Exhibition, the smart streets around Piccadilly were awash with artists bringing in paintings of all descriptions – power to the artists!

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Life Drawing!

31 Jan

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We had incredible fun yesterday drawing the mannequin and then drawing each other, which was a mixture of trying to stay still as the model and trying to draw quickly as the artist for 1 minute poses

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Dancing Chairs !

24 Jan

IMG_0886<img We had an interesting debate yesterday at the Art Club about how much an artist can leave out of a picture in the interests of 'artistic licence'

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“Cliff path near Prevote tower”

6 Jan

walking is a powerful tool for inspiration, especially in these mirky grey days and looking for colour can be an exercise in itself, as Turner wrote “my job is to draw what I see not what I know”