New Book of Figures 2019-2022
49 Colour Plates
Beautiful soft cover book with 49 colour plates – please see instagram post for a flip through!
Postage : UK £3, USA £6, Europe £5, Rest of World £7
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May 7/8, 14/15, 21/22
Brighton Open Houses is always a fantastic event. This year I have chosen to hire a lovely space nearby to several excellent houses on the West Hove Arts Trail – so you can visit a few venues in your wanderings with ease!
Come find me on these three weekend between 11-5 at 2 Stoneham Rd., Hove BN3 5FS
I shall have new paintings and etchings on show, cards and BOOKS of my artwork.
The Past is in the Past. 90 x 70
In the Light of Day. 60x50cm
New Workshop Event
Painting from Vintage Photographs
*****Course full up but you can join waiting list… and look out for another course in January ’23*******
West Dean College near Cichester, West Sussex.
Friday 10th – Sunday 12th June 2022
This course will celebrate and reimagine the people from your past – those you knew and those perhaps long past. Figures and faces can be explored through expressive colour and creative compositions. You will discover new ways to interpret and honour treasured family memories. There is also the option to work with other found vintage imagery.
You will explore a variety of techniques to play with your imagery and then explore how to use expressive colour in oil paint to create your unique painting. Demonstrations of techniques and study of other artist’s work will inform and enrich your experience.
The first evening will be an active session of mixed media sketching using inks and collage, followed by the first day where you will explore your images with an introduction to using oil paints. You will choose your composition and learn ways to accurately transfer your ideas to the canvas. The second day will involve painting your own canvas inspired by your discoveries and choices. Colour mixing, brushwork and accuracy will be explored with supportive teaching and artist examples.
The emphasis of the course will lie in helping you find an approach which you can carry on, nurturing your own journey in paint and exploring the use of photographs.
At the end of this lively and engaging course, you will have produced several sketches and a painting to take away with you.
Click here to find out more.
Zealous Painting Stories '22 WInner
My series'Together is this years winner!
Im delighted to have won this competition for the artists platform, Zealous.
They asked me to do an interview qnd will be showcasing my work on their site.
Interview and details here
Portrait Artist of the Year
Appearing on Episode 5 - November 10th 8pm
I am on Series 8, episode 5 of Portrait Artist of the Year (aired 10th November 2021)
Yes you have Sky Arts channel if you live in the UK as it is now on Freeview!
My blog about the experience is here
Interview with Laura Ryan for Draw Brighton
As part of their spotlight on the Trinity Buoy Wharf Prize
Laura asks me about my drawing , using photo references and the issue of quick work vs slow work.
Watch the 20 minute interview here