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Submitted!

  Okay, so I have submitted it. I called this piece ‘Local Colour’ and it is 27 x 30cm. Things I have learned from this experience – 1. Stonehenge paper is lovely but not the best fit with the way … Continue reading

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UKCPS 13th Open Exhibition

2 days to go and I am really cutting it fine. But I am getting there – see?!                   Notice the new comfy chair, acquired (stolen) from Mr. S.’s studio room. Hours … Continue reading

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UKCPS 13th Open Exhibition

A couple more updates. I am going to work this one right to the wire I think. It’s out of my comfort zone but I am enjoying it. A few things I have learned from this piece already. 1. Faber-Castell … Continue reading

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Cairns the Black Lab

A friend asked me to do a portrait of her sister’s beloved black labrador, Cairns. Great name. I didn’t have much time but was quite excited to try an all-black, shiny black dog. I used Polychromos on this one on … Continue reading

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Ruin the Beagle

Not an instruction but the name of a lovely beagle. As a beagle owner in the modern day, what else can you do but join beagle groups on Facebook? These are places where other beagle owners post adorable and funny … Continue reading

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Bargain Hunting!

No mahogany men here – never fear! Just a little word in your ear to say that the lovely people over at Cowling & Wilcox currently have a box of 120 Faber-Castell Polychromos on sale for £99.95. A veritable bargain … Continue reading

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Skye

Not the Isle – our other cat. Like any good parent, I have no favourite when it comes to our pets, (Ripley – the Royal Python without a doubt), and as I painted Fletch, I had to paint Skye too. … Continue reading

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Fletch

Fletch is my elderly cat. A tabby with a flabby belly that we have had since he was 6 weeks old. He’s now 17 and is so rarely seen that visitors to the house ask if he is still alive. … Continue reading

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