1607 Getting there – and a couple of beautiful insects

Posted by Tina on July 28, 2016  /   no comment

Had a very good round of golf yesterday, playing for the County Vets (yes I am old!) at Pavenham Park Golf Club against Bedfordshire. It was a wonderful day and my partner and I managed to win our match, and the overall score was an amicable half. I can heartily recommend the food at this […]

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1607 Lavender and Rose Update

Posted by Tina on July 25, 2016  /   no comment

The Hidcote and Munstead Lavenders are complete; all that remains is for me to paint the dog rose (Rosa canina). Trouble is, I have to go to Nottingham tomorrow to pick up unsold work from an exhibition, and the next day I am playing golf! So it looks as though Thursday will be my next […]

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1607 “Hidcote, Munstead and Rosa canina”

Posted by Tina on July 17, 2016  /   no comment

I have been learning about lavender species the last few days. I decided to paint this extremely difficult flower in a posy with a wild rose. I discovered that each species seems to have its own peculiarities and subtleties which keeps them apart but which also binds them together as a whole. I decided to […]

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National Exhibition of Wildlife Art (NEWA) – selected

Posted by Tina on July 14, 2016  /   no comment

I just checked the NEWA gallery and found that only one of my three submissions has been chosen for the exhibition – but I am very happy with that. View here That means that I shall have two more paintings available for other exhibitions; it would be very nice if the one on show did […]

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1501: Parrot Update, Stephanotis and Cushions

Posted by Tina on July 04, 2016  /   no comment

I have continued to make good progress with my parrots – there are just not enough sessions in the time available to me to complete it in one go. Please see below for latest update pictures. For the last fortnight, every time I go upstairs my nostrils are filled with such a pleasant aroma it […]

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1516: Accreditation for the Old Cock in a Tree!

Posted by Tina on July 02, 2016  /   no comment

Just received a lovely email regarding The Artist and Leisure Painter Open Art Competition 2016 (in partnership with the Patchings Art Festival). My selected painting is on show in the Barn Gallery until 24 July 2016: Competition Accreditation Logo Thank you for taking part in this year’s The Artist and Leisure Painter Open Painting Competition organised in […]

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