Published Map

Posted by Tina on March 28, 2014  /   no comment

As some readers may be aware, to supplement this ‘starving artist’, I am copy editor for CUP’s Modern Asian Studies Journal. Imagine my surprise when I opened the latest paper and found it had an illustration in it, and that this was a map I had drawn for someone a couple of years ago. What […]

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Progress on the Australian Commission – ‘A Typical English Scene’

Posted by Tina on March 24, 2014  /   no comment

Progress pics for ‘The Grandmas’ Picnic’ (Commission) – oil on canvas. I found an article in Artists & Illustrators Magazine about painting in thin layers with oils, just like the Old Masters, and thought I might try this type of application for my Australian Commission. After trying thin washes and waiting patiently for the layers […]

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More on the Hedge Removal Saga, down Long Road

Posted by Tina on March 24, 2014  /   no comment

ALL BECAUSE BAD MANAGEMENT, THROUGH NEGLECT OF MAINTENANCE, A BEAUTIFUL HEDGE TOTALLY REMOVED SO THAT ‘WE COULD FIND THE DRAINAGE PIPES’! At last I have managed to take some after-the-event photographs regarding removal of the hedge at Long Road, Comberton. Please click here for history, then come back to this page and compare. Please form […]

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New Drainage Pipes – Report for Book

Posted by Tina on March 19, 2014  /   no comment

19 March 2014 – And a bit more for the book: Received a telephone call from a golfing friend to say she had a frozen [male] chaffinch in her freezer, if I should like to add it to my collection – and I said ‘yes’ of course! Near my friend’s house is Bourn Brook in […]

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Froggy Franticisms in my Little Wild Garden

Posted by Tina on March 14, 2014  /   no comment

Spring has sprung in my little wild garden: lots of frogs and frogspawn, the marsh marigold has put out a few tender leaves, and a Songthrush is back after an absence of 3 years! Dog violets are back, my gorse bush is bursting with gold-yellow flowers and in the greenhouse (because I forgot to bring […]

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Contender for the Best Selling Artist Award 2014

Posted by Tina on March 06, 2014  /   no comment

My painting, Songthrushes in Ivy (Code 0703) is up on the Fine Art Trade Guild website and is a contender for the best selling Artist Award 2014. If you would like to vote for my picture, I should be most grateful if you would visit the Guild’s website and vote for me – but only […]

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My Illuminated Poem

Posted by Tina on March 03, 2014  /   no comment

I have done a draft design for my poem about Bourn Brook, which poem should be in the book, but I will alter the illumination before going to press, as I have ‘borrowed’ these from old decorations. I hope you enjoy reading it, and please let me have your comments, if it moves you – […]

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