More commissions and an exhibition

I recently completed 3 more commissions see as follows,  (although I seem to have lost the third photo, I must have forgotten to take one); I enjoy painting animals so I painted some geese right after finishing them. I’m still in the throws of preparing for an exhibition, ( with 4 other artists) which opens…

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Summer exhibitions.

The August exhibition is up and running at St Avit Senieur. We are four artists: a sculptor and 3 painters. I haven’t had a chance to photograph their work as yet; I will be invigilating on Monday , so I will do so then, and post them up next time. Here are a few of my latest…

Heralding Spring

All day long yesterday and today we could hear the distant mournful cries of cranes as they fly North from their winter feeding grounds in Spain and Africa, up to the Baltic States to nest and breed during the summer months. They fly above the house twice a year when heading either north in Spring, or south in Autumn. It lifts your heart…

Here comes the chopper…

You may remember this handsome woodpile which was delivered in August, all 18 tonnes of it; the story of Rumplestiltskin comes to mind watching Graham steadily reduce it; sawing, chopping then stacking the logs in our woodshed. If you are wondering at the shapes of these logs, they are the “first cuts” off oak and chestnut, before…

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A painting-a-day

Last year I started a project to try to do a daily painting. I fell short of my target,of course, but it was a good exercise for me, and at the very least,  I added to my collection for this year’s exhibitions!       I plan to do more once the trompes are completed, and…