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Favourite picks from the RA Summer Show

Earlier this week, I visited the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy in Piccadilly, London.  As you might expect from curator Grayson Perry, it was quirky and fun. Here’s my son Matthew in front of a colourful corner including 2 … Continue reading

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New work: Audrey Hepburn

Here’s my recently completed commission of Audrey Hepburn which I did not wish to reveal until it had been received by the client… At one point, I was so unhappy with it that I scraped everything off except her eyes! … Continue reading

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General Update

Today I’ve delivered my Beethoven diptych (Composer Decomposed) to Thelma Hulbert Gallery in Honiton to submit it for their bi-annual Open Exhibition (June 2 – August 25). This work was rejected by the RA for their Summer Exhibition so I … Continue reading

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Who was St Roch?

An lady called Alison (English living in France) has commented on my Blog entry about St Roch. She says My understanding of St Roch is a little bit different from yours. He’s quite a Big Thing in this area of France. She … Continue reading

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The Pretty v Quirky Dilemma

I’m facing the old chestnut of how to use quirky materials in a portrait of a beautiful woman, while retaining both interest and beauty. Currently, I’m working on a commission (a new subject) which was not going well. I contacted the … Continue reading

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Update on Kennel Auction – Still Smiling!

Well, what can I say about the auction …? Last week, I had a wonderful 2 days in London and attended the charity auction of kennels – a sumptuous affair at the beautiful St Pancras Renaissance Hotel. I loved seeing … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, other art projects go on …

Just been packing up a commission to go to Denmark – a tiger which I started before the kennel and finished recently. I’m trying to think of a name for him. The first tiger I made was called Buddy because he … Continue reading

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