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I am looking forward to sharing my interpretations of the Autumn landscape with students on Saturday.

We will be looking at experimental ways of using colour and texture to create studies and semi-abstract landscapes.

The main medium will be acrylic ink and there will be lots of opportunities to...

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Happy Autumn

I can't believe it's been so long since I wrote but the long hot summer was a time to be very lazy, not to mention that my inks dried up too quickly and my studio felt like an oven in the afternoons.

However, I have planned new courses for the Autumn/Winter season and am really looking forward to...

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So, we have finally taken down the Christmas decorations and finished the chocolates and now its time to be looking ahead into a new and interesting year.

I already have lots of things booked in and I will be having a busy time both in the studio and at other venues, where I have been invited to r...

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In the last of our four weeks looking at Autumn colours and mark-making techniques, I gave everyone the same colour palette to experiment with using rather more muted tones than in the previous sessions.

I was quite specific about the 'application' of the colour but other than that the discovery p...

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The courses, one of which has now finished, are producing some great work from students. The beginners group are loving the freedom they can experience by using the acrylic inks and are being introduced to a wider and more vibrant colour palette.

The development group have been encouraged to be re...

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