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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1804 Completed. Just Collected Framed Originals 1507, 1801, 1802

Posted by Tina on August 01, 2018  /   no comment

I have completed the Fuller’s Mill painting (Artist Code 1804) and it is now with the picture framer being made ready for the Iceni Botanical Artists next exhibition at the Apex, Bury St Edmunds. I have collected from my framer today, three paintings; he has done his usual very splendid job. Original artwork always looks […]

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1804: Fullers Mill and Open Studio Exhibition UPDATE

Posted by Tina on July 18, 2018  /   no comment

THIRD WEEK OF OPEN STUDIOS COMING UP: 21st and 22nd July, open 11.00am till 6.00pm Saturday and Sunday. Today (Wednesday 18th July) I have been rearranging the artwork in my studio exhibition and all the goodies that are on offer. Below are some of the nice things that you can buy for unique Christmas presents […]

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1801: In the Style of Eastern Art (Illumination—Completed)

Posted by Tina on May 08, 2018  /   no comment

After a mishap with my Pulsatilla vulgaris painting, I have decided that I need to start it again. But, first I felt I needed a bit more painting practice, so have completed my little painting of Eastern Art (see first post). Here are a few progress pictures to completion. Please note they are only photographs […]

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1802 Pulsatilla vulgaris (Pasqueflower)

Posted by Tina on May 06, 2018  /   no comment

I had my 68th birthday last Monday (30th April 2018) and should know better than to try en plein air painting on a steep slope! I was informed by last year’s Lady Captain at Royston golf club that the chalkland meadow on Church Hill had begun to show its colours and that I should get […]

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1801 In the Style of Eastern Art (Illumination)

Posted by Tina on May 06, 2018  /   no comment

I just spent three glorious days at the Cambridge University Botanic Gardens – and the Jade Vine was still flowering (just!). I usually attend a nice refresher course in all types of artwork once a year if I can, and this year I decided to join Georita Harriot‘s class to do a painting in the […]

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