Another Online Exibition: Iceni Botanical Artists

Posted by Tina on October 03, 2020  /   no comment

We should have been exhibiting (with workshops) at Ely Cathedral, but of course everything is on hold. Please visit and check out the beautiful artwork by the IBA Artists. Direct link to ONLINE EXHIBITIONDirect link to ICENI BOTANICAL ARTISTS WEBSITEDirect link to IBA ON FACEBOOK

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1604: Tea & Cake & off to a new home

Posted by Tina on July 15, 2020  /   no comment

This little painting, which received a Highly Commended award in the latest Patchings Festival (online) exhibition (The Artist, and Leisure Painter) has now gone to its new home. The buyers visited the studio and we had tea and cakes on the patio (all socially distanced of course!). A lovely farewell to a little water colour […]

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Painters Online TALP Open 2020

Posted by Tina on July 09, 2020  /   no comment

It is now official that I received a “highly commended” award for my little water colour painting entitled “Three New Blades”, and I think it is eligible for the Peoples’ Choice Awards. The big downside is that wannabe voters have to login or register to make a vote, and I would not ask folk to […]

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1514 More Progress on the Barn Owls

Posted by Tina on July 07, 2020  /   no comment

I am thoroughly enjoying painting my barn owls portrait. It is going well and I hope to complete it soon. Here are the latest progress pictures. And here are links to previous updates about the painting:Update 2Update 1

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1514: Barn Owl Picture Update

Posted by Tina on July 01, 2020  /   no comment

A few more hours work on the large barn owl water colour (14″ x 20″). I decided to add some ivy and a few ash leaves to break up the never-ending wood of the large trunk. I now have to turn to some Bearded Tits (Reedlings) for Book 5 in the River Friend Series. Here […]

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1514: Another old drawing gets some paint!

Posted by Tina on June 28, 2020  /   no comment

In 2015 I had the good fortune to visit a friend who had two licensed barn owls, which he keeps in a large aviary. He was very kind and let me sit in the aviary with the owls for a few hours so that I could study their movements, make sketches and take lots (600) […]

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