Monthly Archives: April 2014

Conte a Paris Pastel Pencils

        I picked these up this week, well, I wish I had picked them up rather than ordered them online because, and this is probably reflected in the price, they come with very little protection for the … Continue reading

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Eggstravaganza!

Painting eggs at Easter is good fun and we like to out do each other with our efforts. There’s usually one or two that explore the theme of horror though.

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Lilac Butterflies Finished!

And entered into the Leisure Painter and The Artist competition!

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Leisure Painter and The Artist Competition

I have been a busy little bee today with the butterflies. Here are some ‘in progress’ shots –  

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Ken Bromley Art Supplies discount

Ken Bromley Art Supplies are offering online shoppers a £5.00 discount on orders over £50.00 this week using the online code EBH5. Fill your baskets!

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Glasgow Museums Art Competition

For over 100 years Glasgow Museums, in particular Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, have run an art competition for individuals and schools. I remember taking part when I was at High School, proof positive that it has, indeed, been running … Continue reading

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UKCPS 13th Open Exhibition

So here it is, the day where my entry gets posted down to the Birmingham Exhibition. This has actually been quite overwhelming. I didn’t realise there was so much to do. When I first entered the competition, I didn’t at … Continue reading

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Leisure Painter and The Artist Competition

Back in February, I wrote about the Leisure Painter and The Artist Competition in partnership with Jackson’s Art Supplies asking for entries with the theme of butterflies. Now that I have finished my entry for the Strathmore Wonders of Winter … Continue reading

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Strathmore Wonders of Winter Competition

Voting has now opened and you can go here to register your vote.

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Winter Squirrel

So I have spent most of today getting this piece finished in time to submit it to the Strathmore Wonders of Winter competition with Jackson’s Art Supplies. I was nervous about the background – how could I show thick snowfall … Continue reading

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