Art courses, Art Tutorials, News, News 2021

Botanical Drawing tutorial – Viola/Pansy

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

Art courses, News, News 2020

Online live streaming classes

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

Art courses, Field Trips, News 2020

Christmas palette and behind the scenes at West Dean College

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

Art courses, Art Tutorials, News 2019, Painting, Shopping

New Holly tutorial in my Etsy online shop

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