Harbour House Gallery Kingsbridge

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I have a week long exhibition at the Harbour House Gallery in Kingsbridege which is giving me plenty of time to paint suggested compositions of Becky and her pony, Joey. The compositions are in watercolour as I can get the image quickly onto the paper and more accurately show how a finished painting might look. It’s fun to do and …

Success at RWY

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The Art Fair at Royal William Yard went very well for me with friends visiting, lots of glowing comments and 5 commissions to keep me nice and busy for a while.

Royal William Yard Plymouth

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We’re exhibiting at the Royal William Yard on the 16th and 17th May 2015. We have a space in a marquee organised by Born Hectic Events on the lawn next to the sculpture of cows! We’ll mainly be exhibiting portraits but will fit in a few equine paintings, as usual I’ll be exhibiting examples of my work to attract commissions. …

Mall Gallery exhibition

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When I returned from the Falklands I got straight into a taxi and then train to the Mall Gallery in London to see the RP Annual Exhibition, and more specifically to see the portrait by Ashley Bestibeir (nee Ogilvy). It was fantastic and well deserved to be exhibited at this prestigious event. The subject, Dirkie, was dramatically lite from above …

Painting in the Falklands

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I’m in the Falklands at the moment for a 10 day visit and brought my watercolours with me to fill in the early mornings and evenings. the time difference from the UK means I’m waking at 4am so I take the opportunity to paint. During my stay I’ve repainted, in watercolour, portraits of Andy, Darcy and Sarah. I’m delighted with …

Yealmpton Community Centre Exhibition

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I completed this painting of Darcey and Harrison this week and have three others on the go; so a busy time for me at the moment. I’ve hired the Yealmpton Community Centre to exhibit my work on Saturday 23rd Feb 12 to 8pm and on Sunday 24th 10am to 2pm. I’ll have around 20 painting to exhibit of different styles …

Sky Portrait Artist of the Year Competition

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The boss, Chris, has been encouraging me to take part in the “Sky Portrait Artist of the Year” competition, but I’ve always refused saying the format of the competition would not suit my style. The competition take the form of painting a portrait in 4 hours in front of the cameras. My paintings take me weeks to complete and the …