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Smaller Pieces

I have been working on some smaller compositions this Autumn. Compressing my method of work has been a challenging but useful process for making spontaneous plein air works. Some of these smaller pieces will be at my open studio this … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norwich 2018 – Day 2

Our theme for the Sunday (14 Oct) sessions of Paint Out Norwich was the Medieval townscape, for which Norwich is renowned – we were directed to the Cathedral area and Elm Hill for the day. Morning Session – I found … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norwich 2018 – Day 1

With the Paint Out Norwich competition concluded I’ve spent a couple of days recovering before typing up my hand-written notes. I wanted to say a little about some of my  paintings and thought I would do some short blog pieces … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norwich 2018

I am taking part in the ‘Paint Out Norwich 2018‘ en plein air painting competition along with 35 other artists. We started on Saturday with three sessions (morning, afternoon and nocturne) on each of Saturday & Sunday and continue with … Continue reading

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Paint Out Norwich 2017

On Thursday I returned home after taking part in Paint Out Norwich 2017 – a 3-day, juried, en plein air art event involving 35 artists (as part of Norfolk’s Hostry Festival). The whole experience was exhilarating and a really good … Continue reading

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Painting in the Orchard

Yesterday, having planned an afternoon of plein air painting on this hottest of days, I found a heavily shaded spot under one of my favourite Bramley apple trees. Working in watercolour on a 22″ x 30″ sheet of Saunders Waterford,  … Continue reading

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Oxford Art Prize

I was in Oxford in June taking part in the Oxford Art Prize – an en plein air competition, where I prepared two works. The exhibition is now on and continues to 13 September at the O3 Gallery and Oxford … Continue reading

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