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New male nude

Just back from life drawing at Swansea Print Workshop where I did some experimenting with my new natural media, walnut sepia ink (I made this a few weeks ago) and… 78 more words

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Kate And Sidney Up The Rhondda

At last today, the official opening of the new Workers Gallery in Ynyshir up the Rhondda Valley. The local council is closing loads of facilities due to austerity cutbacks and they shut down the little library in the town, but artists Gayle Rogers and Chris Williams took out the lease on it and with a little help from their friends have opened this fab new artspace in a very deprived area. 210 more words

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A Model Of Distinction

Just back from life drawing at Swansea Print Workshop. I used my Samsung Galaxy Tablet Note 8 with the free Markers app for this 45 minute pose. 13 more words

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Blue Birds

I carried on with my cyanotype experiments. I have always used an ultraviolet unit to expose them in the past, which takes about 6 minutes. I wanted to see if I could expose them with natural light so I sandwiched two negatives between pieces of chemically treated paper and a sheet of glass and left them for 1 hour 45 minutes in a window in the afternoon sun. 62 more words

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A Metre Squared

There’s a new gallery opening in Ynyshir in the Rhondda Valley in South Wales. It’s being run by artists Gayle Rogers and Chris Williams and they’ve put together a group of artists to become gallery artists. 121 more words

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We'll Be Back!

I finished my big drawing today at Creative Bubble artspace in the city centre. The art collective I’m in, 15 Hundred Lives, has been using the venue for two days a month for over a year now, this was our 14th event. 178 more words

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Bideford Black

I was with a group of artists working with the 15 Hundred Lives collective at Creative Bubble today. We have the artspace for a couple of days every month to work together and to let the public come in and see how art is created. 177 more words

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