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The hermitage and winter palace

The Hermitage is HUGE.  We were there for quite a few hours but really only saw a tiny fraction of it.  The winter palace is so enormous, it makes… 145 more words


Fearless Friday, Abstract Painting with Gold Leaf

“I could do thatshoot, I could have done that in kindergarten…”

Well maybe, but abstract art is more complicated than people think… 381 more words

Home Decor

Coffee & Architecture

I was adventuring in Barcelona last week and made a beeline for one of my favourite spaces. This happens to be a cafe, and the interior decor has fascinated me since I first walked in several years ago. 474 more words


Isn't it true?

Isn’t it true that once work is done and you move on to another project the previous work loses a bit of its beauty and excitement? 14 more words

Recent Art


Layer, upon layer, upon layer; seriously! I don’t know when…how, to stop…my.life.story.
Just. Say. No.



Just having a little play with some of my, ‘I-might-use-it-one-day’ artist hoard…


Gold and Precious Pigments: Two-day Courses in June 2016

Two-Day Courses in June 2016

These specialist practical courses on the preparation of water-based paints made of 24 carat gold, silver and precious minerals are of interest to artists, craftspeople, conservators, restorers, academics, and anyone with an interest in the pre-industrial arts of the book. 541 more words