My First Published Books

Posted by Tina on February 25, 2015  /   no comment

I have just published two new hardback coffee table books (42pp) prepared press-ready by me, and beautifully printed and bound by Blissetts. The two books are a light read with pictures, prose and poems, one containing bird and mammal paintings (Feather and Fur – A Book of Pictures and Poems), the other botanical paintings (‘Petalacious’ [a […]

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Has Anyone Seen my Old Painting of Houghton Mill?

Posted by Tina on February 23, 2015  /   no comment

My appeal to the Cambridge Evening News for help to find old paintings for my Cambridge Open Studio in July 2015 resulted in this nice little story. Although the painting of Houghton Mill did not appear, there was some icing on the cake, as several people who had commissioned me as early as 1974 came forward […]

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From White Squirrels to Black, Grey and Red

Posted by Tina on February 16, 2015  /   no comment

Have now completed all four squirrel drawings on canvas. These will hopefully be completed in time for my Open Studio in July (so I am not going to show any more progress pictures of them until I advertise the exhibition). There are three squirrels in different poses in each composition, so I am just showing […]

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From Macaws to Maps to White Squirrels

Posted by Tina on February 15, 2015  /   no comment

No more work yet on the Macaws, because I have just had the pleasure of producing a plan of Trinity College, Cambridge for a paper to be published in Construction History, International Journal of the Construction History Society. I drew this plan A4 size on my computer using a wacom tablet and pen, composed in Adobe Illustrator, which is the […]

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Getting Sidetracked: From Macaws to Squirrels

Posted by Tina on February 03, 2015  /   no comment

This is the latest on the Macaws. All the background is completed and the two long sides. All that is left to do is the top and bottom and the Macaws themselves. However, over the weekend I have become side-tracked with some squirrel drawings. I was very interested to learn about melinistic squirrels at a recent […]

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