Monthly Archives: December 2011

Uncovered Masterpieces

The title is ironic, believe me. One of the many benefits of moving house is that you uncover lost items (you also lose a lot more important things) and we uncovered two pieces of my school art work. One of … Continue reading

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Caran D’Ache Full Blender

The latest Artist & Illustrators magazine had a small advert for a new blender from Caran D’Ache – the Full Blender. I love Caran D’Ache materials and I am also looking for the perfect blender so I hunted it down … Continue reading

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Cherries

I love cherries. I love them in any form: au natural, maraschino, in toiletries, Yankee Candles’ ‘Cherries on Snow’…so to get me back into the swing of things, here’s my next work, my own reference photo which will be tweaked … Continue reading

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Apologies and a Change!

I haven’t been keeping my site up to date as I’d like recently and much worse, haven’t been doing as much art as I would like. I am sorry and quite frankly there should be no excuse. But I have … Continue reading

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Which oil-based pencils?

Fiona asked recently, in my Coloured Pencils section, which oil-based pencils were the best? The best for botanical work, the best for finer work and so on. Well, I don’t have a wealth of experience but I can share my … Continue reading

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