Taking time out of the studio

Taking time out of the studio

So, here I am – rocking up to my blog space like a long lost acquaintance. No apologies or guilt – that’s just boring and unnecessary. But the truth is, last year I embarked on a huge project* (a little more on that later) that just took up a HUGE amount...

Summer Sketching – Craster

The beautiful harbour cottages at Craster I have had a few much-needed sketching days around and about my local area despite the unpredictability of our ‘summer’ weather. Craster is always a favourite place to go and even though I have sketched there many...

Studio Notes – Skipping between two places

The weather here swings between biting cold and glorious sunshine and often both at once. We made our way back to Amble last week as we had visiting family and the sun was just incredible. I had less time in the studio but days like this are an inspiration in...

Studio Update – Drawing to paint better

Following on from my last post where I wrote about how important ‘drawing for the sake of it is’ in my practice, I was also thinking last week about how important drawing is as a tool for improving my painting skills. I often think that drawing as seen as...
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