Just idle chat

As you'll see from the dates of the items, I'm not a regular blogger! Still, when the muse hits, I'll drop in thoughts on whatever I'm trying out or any arty-farty stories that take my fancy. Do send me a message if anything strikes a chord.

Have something unique - buy an original artwork!

28/07/2017

Why should I buy an original when prints are so good?? ...more

Plein air in plain air!

07/03/2017

The joy of painting outside ...more

The dark side of life

01/02/2017

Would meaningful paintings sell? ...more

Competitions are good when you win!

20/11/2016

Painting accepted for Open 16 exhibition ...more

Painting and music

21/10/2016

Just how does background music influence my work?? ...more

Keeping website "current"

18/07/2016

What does an out-of date website tell you about the artist? ...more

What is the use of winter??

04/01/2016

When the winter blues strike ... are they cobalt or ultramarine? ...more

Exhibiting with a new society

02/08/2015

Which style will fit?? ...more

Successful first Open Studios

21/07/2014

What a great result! ...more

Open Studios 2014

08/06/2014

D-Day for new paintings! ...more

Open studios 2014

08/01/2014

First time at Open Studios in Kent ...more

Open air exhibition

01/07/2013

Nothing beats face-to-face feedback! ...more

I hate commissions!

29/05/2013

Responding to commissions is just too stressful! ...more

Bovine for Brighhton

03/02/2013

Series of three paintings of cows (and a calf) ...more

Painting for charity

31/10/2012

Helping others through painting ...more

Painting with a toothbrush

12/10/2012

Interesting way to paint ...more