Pint of Science 2016 – Update 6

Posted by Tina on April 27, 2016  /   no comment

Pint of Science event • complementary artwork for a lecture by Dr Alex Copley. SOLD OUT Read about Dr Copley’s Lecture HERE Here are a few more progress pictures of my earthquake representation, in illumination form, for your enjoyment. All I have to do now is finish off the camel apparel, decorate the elephant attire, and fill in […]

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Pint of Science 2016: SOLD OUT ALREADY!

Posted by Tina on April 22, 2016  /   no comment

My Pint of Science Scientist, Dr Alex Copley, will be delivering his lecture at THE BOATHOUSE, 14 Chesterton Rd, Cambridge, CB4 3AX, on WEDNESDAY 25 MAY 2016. DOORS OPEN: 6.30PM; EVENT 7.00-9.30PM Details of the lecturers can be viewed here I will be parading my complementary artwork at the event. It is not finished yet, but coming along […]

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The Old Cock is selected for Patchings (Artist Code 1516)

Posted by Tina on April 20, 2016  /   no comment

Received a nice letter from TAPC (The Artists’ Publishing Company Ltd – The Artist and Leisure Painter Magazines) to say that my submission: “An Old Cock in a Tree at Woodbridge” has been accepted in the Artist Category for the Patchings Art Centre 2016 Exhibition. This is wonderful news. I have entered this competition many times […]

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Pint of Science 2016 – Update 5

Posted by Tina on April 20, 2016  /   no comment

Pint of Science event • complementary artwork for a lecture by Dr Alex Copley.  Getting on quite nicely, but painting very intermittent due to too many other commitments! I do hope I complete it in good time. I decided to keep the colour palette simple: Cadmium deep yellow, Cadmium red, Hooker’s Green, Phthalo sapphire blue (this is a […]

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Pint of Science 2016 – Update 4

Posted by Tina on April 15, 2016  /   no comment

Pint of Science event • complementary artwork for a lecture by Dr Alex Copley. Previous updates   I now know that having a drink the night before does not allow one to successfully paint the next day! I only had one spritzer (Tuesday night) but found my hand was so shaky I could not hold the paintbrush properly (Wednesday). I […]

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Pint of Science 2016 – Update 3

Posted by Tina on April 10, 2016  /   no comment

Pint of Science event • complementary artwork for a lecture by Dr Alex Copley. Previous updates   Well, the bain-marie came out today for the first time in 6 months (the last time I did some raised gold leaf), and I have applied my gesso base. This needs 24 hours to dry properly; I can then sand it down to […]

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Pint of Science 2016 – Update 2

Posted by Tina on April 09, 2016  /   no comment

Pint of Science event • complementary artwork for a lecture by Dr Alex Copley. Previous updates   It has taken three days to transfer my initial illumination sketch on tracing paper on to my lovely Aquarelle Arches water colour paper. The original sketch on tracing paper was the basic design which I transferred to the paper and I have now […]

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Pint of Science 2016 – Update 1

Posted by Tina on April 06, 2016  /   no comment

I have made some progress with my Pint of Science Lecture complementary artwork. My 2016 scientist, Dr Alex Copley, has approved the preliminary design so I can now push the throttle right down and work in earnest. I am also currently trying to complete a commission of three beautiful labradors in their garden, so probably a bit of midnight […]

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