Journal

Workshops for 2019

Workshops for 2019

When I first approach April at the Craft House in Saltaire last year about running some workshops with her neither of us anticipated how popular they would be.  We are now fully booked until June 2019 and have recently launched some new dates to take us up to the end of 2019!

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The valley trembles...

The valley trembles...

I have been using Arches Huille paper since I first started using oil and cold wax and I love it!  But I really wanted to scale up and see what could be achieved on a larger scale using the paper and oil and cold wax.  The valley trembles is my first large scale painting using oil and cold wax on paper.

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A Cornish residency - Part 1

A Cornish residency - Part 1

Two years ago I first heard about the artists residency at Brisons Veor in Cornwall and I knew I really wanted to go and spend the time to explore the area and paint to my heart's content. It wasn't all plain sailing though as Brisons is a pretty competitive place to get in to plus Cornwall is quite a drive from Saltaire, especially for someone who doesn't drive very often!  This is the first article of three which document my experiences of applying to and taking up a residency at Brisons Veor.

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