Trip to Spain and Latest Artwork (Artist Code 1902)

Posted by Tina on March 01, 2019  /   no comment

Just got back from a wonderful trip to my sister’s house in Spain, Cortijo Guarda, Turré, near Mojacar, Almeria. It is a lovely old farm house where historically the caretaker of the olive groves, which grew in the valley of Cortijo Grande, used to live. Unfortunately there was a devastating fire which wiped out most […]

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1403: “The Grandchildren” Highly Commended from SAA

Posted by Tina on January 15, 2019  /   no comment

It is delightful to receive a bit of praise for one’s work and today I see that the commissioned artwork Artist Code 1403, “The Grandchildren”, has been highly Commended in the latest SAA challenge competition which was to produce an artwork in one colour. There were some lovely entries, and I was grateful to receive […]

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Fame in the Royston Crow: Foxton Art Exhibition 2018

Posted by Tina on November 07, 2018  /   no comment

Another claim to fame: Featured, along with my fellow artist and friend, Prue Van der Hoorn, in the Royston Crow to help publicize the 2018 Foxton Art Exhibition. All very exciting! Artists to showcase work at Foxton Art Exhibition 2018 PUBLISHED: 13:37 06 November 2018 | UPDATED: 13:37 06 November 2018 Bianca Wild [] Artists […]

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Foxton Art Exhibition 2018 – view poster

Posted by Tina on November 04, 2018  /   no comment

The 2018 Foxton Art Exhibition is nearly here and please see below for the poster. I shall have a few artworks in the exhibition as well as some cards. This is an extremely well-run and beautifully laid out exhibition for both amateur and professional artists in the Cambridge/North Hertfordshire area and the excellence of the […]

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1811 – Fungi Exercise (Highly commended by the SAA)

Posted by Tina on October 31, 2018  /   no comment

…and following on from Monty’s success in the SAA September challenge “Eyes”, I have again received a highly commended in the October challenge, “Autumn”, for a piece of artwork. This is just a little exercise I carried out with the Iceni Botanical Artists group at a recent “fungal” workshop.  

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Off to Swaffham Visual Arts Festival Exhibition 2018

Posted by Tina on October 25, 2018  /   no comment

The Swaffham Visual Arts Festival and Exhibition is in full swing this week and culminates with a great art exhibition in the Assembly Rooms at Swaffham. Hubby and I will be taking my artwork submissions for the exhibition tomorrow (Friday 26th October 2018), and I shall also have a table this year with my goodies […]

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Darts – I am into the Hall of Fame at last!

Posted by Tina on October 11, 2018  /   no comment

I love playing darts and play for a local ladies team: Three Horseshoes B. We have a lot of fun and enjoy losing all our games so that we can retain the fabulous wooden spoon trophy at the end of each season. But it is refreshing when one of us does something spectacular, and I […]

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Just found this on my privet hedge:

Posted by Tina on September 02, 2018  /   no comment

What a wonderful surprise. I stepped outside to ask hubby what time he would like dinner and noticed some little black round droppings about half a cm long on the path. I immediately knew that these were deposited by the beautiful Privet Hawk Moth caterpillar, and there it was, sitting calmly and quietly on a […]

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