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Hampshire Artists Open Studio 2020 – Exhibition virtual tour

I know that some of you would have normally visited my Open Studio Exhibition for a chat and a cuppa but you have to stay away this year. So I shot a quick video, giving you a virtual tour of my studio and the spilling over of the exhibition in the living room. Please don't… Continue reading Hampshire Artists Open Studio 2020 – Exhibition virtual tour

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Hampshire Artists Open Studios 2020- Special offers in my shop

It is this time of year, end of summer, or winter depending on where you are... Open Studios is upon us! Of course this year it is a bit different... Visits are only by appointment to avoid too many people colliding in the studio, there is a bottle of very nicely scented lavender sanitiser at… Continue reading Hampshire Artists Open Studios 2020- Special offers in my shop

Field Trips, News 2019

Field Trip: Leonardo exhibition – A life in drawing

Some of Leonardo da Vinci's original drawings are in Southampton! And all over the UK... The idea is rather interesting: instead of a touring exhibition of the same drawings, all cities taking part concurrently get a different set of drawings. If the visitors want to see all of them, then they are the ones who… Continue reading Field Trip: Leonardo exhibition – A life in drawing

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A postcard from 1923

I have a new hobby: I am painting plants and insects on the back of vintage postcards, from the Victorian era up to pre world war II. Some are still blank but others were written and sent. I love reading the faded words, inspecting the old stamps, imagining the people writing soft and loving words… Continue reading A postcard from 1923