2012 The Almighty Reed and Reedlings UPDATE

Posted by Tina on August 03, 2020  /   no comment

This little painting for Book 5 in the River Friend Series (REED: ON THE EDGE) is going along quite nicely. Lots of fiddly bits, which you come to expect with my work, but great fun. It is just so annoying that I take so long to paint something! Here is the latest progress picture:

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2012 The Almighty Reed and Reedlings

Posted by Tina on July 25, 2020  /   no comment

Just started the illustrations for the next River Friend book: “REED: ON THE EDGE”, number five in the series. There are lots of nice things to say about reeds, both from a commercial and a leisure point of view. If you think a reed is dull, then this little book will enlighten you and broaden […]

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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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Artist Code 2010: Colour plate for book (or not?) Illumination border

Posted by Tina on June 01, 2020  /   no comment

I have just completed typesetting (I hope for the last time before publishing) the fourth book in the River Friend Series I am co-authoring with Sylvia Haslam. The first page in this book shows the famous poem by William Henry Davies (1871-1940) “Leisure” surrounded by an illuminary border which I composed and outlined with pen […]

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My Second Water Colour Workshop

Posted by Tina on February 29, 2020  /   no comment

National Women’s’ Register60th AnniversaryWednesday, 26th February 2020, 2.30–4.30pmThe Athenæum, Bury St Edmunds Water Colour Workshop by Tina Bone(Tina’s Fine Art UK) “Ernie…and we had the fastest Art-Class in the West”. Well, East actually! A Fellow Iceni Botanical Artist, who had volunteered to run an Art Class at the National Womens Register 60th Anniversary celebrations, found […]

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