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Picture This!

Last Friday, I got down to London just in time to catch the penultimate day of a wonderful little exhibition on children’s illustration at the British Library. Picture This displayed 10 classic illustrated children’s books, with the emphasis on how … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs Like Fashion, Too!

After the meticulous realism I strived for during the LARA painting course, I thought it would be refreshing to focus my attention on some more whimsical and imaginative artworks. I’ve been working on a few different projects that I plan … Continue reading

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Paint and Patience at the LARA Christmas School

In December I attended the Christmas School at the London Atelier of Representational Art. Two full weeks of oil painting: exhilarating, but also hard work. I was pleased with the paintings I produced (I did have visions of turning up … Continue reading

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Moore Bacon, Anyone?

As I attempt to refine my own artistic output, I often feel a sense of guilt at not focusing all my attention on a single style or medium. On Saturday, a stroll around the Bacon/Moore exhibition at the Ashmolean helped … Continue reading

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