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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1504: The Forced Immigrant (Grey Squirrels)

Posted by Tina on April 30, 2018  /   no comment

After completing the 40 illustrations for the first of the booklets I am co-authoring with Sylvia Haslam about the River Brue in Somerset (view some of them here), I felt I needed a little break from pen and ink drawings. So I turned to one of four canvases I drew out in 2015 and have […]

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Banham Zoo Exhibition and When Not to Caravan!

Posted by Tina on April 01, 2018  /   no comment

Over Easter I am exhibiting with the Natural World Art Society Exhibition and David (hubby) and I decided to spend a few days away in our caravan, staying on a beautiful CL (Certified Location – for members of the Caravan Club of which we have been members since 1980) just outside Diss. When we arrived […]

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Riparian Booklet Illustrations: River Brue, Somerset

Posted by Tina on February 03, 2018  /   no comment

I have been continuing to try different methods of artwork to illustrate the series of riparian booklets I am producing and co-authoring with Sylvia M Haslam. Sylvia and I have worked together for many years. I designed a logo specifically for some of her work: “River Friend – To Discover • To Assess • To […]

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1609 “Bird Garden” Illumination – COMPLETED

Posted by Tina on January 28, 2018  /   no comment

There were some pressing home matters to attend to over the weekend, so I did not get this painting completed by Sunday evening as I had hoped. However, I have just completed it at lunch time today (Wednesday 24th January 2018! (Aren’t Banana flowers most strange?) Here is a little film of the progress saga, […]

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