AND NOW TO THE BIG PICTURE (for a Pint of Science)

Posted by Tina on April 27, 2015  /   no comment

(See entry for 19th April): Husband kindly went off to play golf this morning, leaving me to paint – wonderful. I have started this main painting the same way as the taster/tester (see entry 25 April), but have just had to stop for a while to allow it to dry before applying the next layer. […]

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PINT OF SCIENCE PICTURE PROGRESS: The Acrylic Tester

Posted by Tina on April 25, 2015  /   no comment

I have spent several days practising with Acrylics as a ‘tester/taster’ before I commit to doing the big painting for Helen Scales and her Pint of Science Lecture. The consistency of acrylic is very waxy and some of the paint, in particular Burnt Umber, is very grainy, so does not mix too well. However, I persevered […]

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Pint of Science Sketch now ready for Paint

Posted by Tina on April 19, 2015  /   no comment

I have made good progress with the Pint of Science drawing transfer today, even though the light was very poor (although sun shining brightly now 3.30pm!). This meant that it was difficult to take a decent photograph of the finished sketch. This progress picture is light-enhanced so that you can see the drawing – but […]

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A Pint of Science – Still Transferring

Posted by Tina on April 18, 2015  /   no comment

LATEST PICTURE PROGRESS FOR PINT OF SCIENCE WITH HELEN SCALES: After a very disturbed night of coughing and spluttering, I think the antibiotics are at last kicking in. Have managed a bit of the transfer sketch this morning, but it has made me very tired, so I will have a little rest and perhaps do some more […]

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The Pint of Science Lectures 2015

Posted by Tina on April 17, 2015  /   no comment

I have been invited to join Marine Biologist Dr Helen Scales to produce an artwork which complements her talk to be given under the Pint of Science Lectures 2015. After our initial email correspondence, Helen sent me loads of photographs of the things she gets up to and sent a few paragraphs of her intended […]

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