As a tutor (and president ) at a local commhunity art group life can get pretty busy, especially when I… Read more Term is out…
I had the first lesson of this terms pastel class today. I know I need to demonstrate techniques for my… Read more The dreaded demo
We’re off to the US and Canada next Thursday for six glorious weeks of national parks , painting and walking… Read more Pre holiday planning – Patreon posts.
There’s nothing like putting yourself out there to make life feel a little risky. I’ve just set myself up on… Read more Taking a risk.
As with most things there are pros and cons to taking on painting commissions. Mostly I enjoy the challenge of… Read more Taking a break from reality.
I love the Huon River in all it’s moods. Here it is on an overcast day , full of atmosphere… Read more Huon River Painting Demo
Setting up. I like to use my Samsung Galaxy tablet to view the reference photo on as I paint because… Read more Painting snow in pastels.
I fell in love with pastels for their bright and glorious boldness but as our relationship developed I began to… Read more Pastel painting course – Using greys
Painting with pastels is very intuitive. I think this is because it takes us back to our childhood when we… Read more Intuitive Mark Making with Pastels