There isn't much in the way of flowers in UK gardens at the moment (the Southern Hemisphere painters amongst you are probably doing better) but Violas and pansies there are aplenty around here... I have been working on a page of small Violas for a few years and it is time to add a couple… Continue reading Botanical Drawing tutorial – Viola/Pansy
Last Friday I ran my first online live streaming course from West Dean College, using Zoom. This was organised as a pilot scheme by the college to replace my Christmas card course, which had to be cancelled. The course went really well and it was lovely to meet with my students again, even if only… Continue reading Online live streaming classes
I am running my first live stream course at West Dean on the 4th of December, to replace the physical course that was cancelled because of the new lockdown. I will be in Art Studio 1, my twelve students will be at home and we will all be in a virtual Zoom room, or in… Continue reading Christmas palette and behind the scenes at West Dean College
I have missed West Dean so much... I can't tell you how excited I am to get back to my teaching studio up the stairs above the craft shop. There will be only 8 students instead of the usual 12 so we can stay away from each other, but there will be some painting and… Continue reading West Dean is back, baby!
I don't want to drop the C bomb, but Christmas IS coming... I know that many of you will want to paint Christmas cards so I tried to ignore my it'stooearlyforChristmasphobia and I put together a Holly tutorial for those amongst you who are not afflicted and like to get their act together early. Holly… Continue reading New Holly tutorial in my Etsy online shop