Tags » Patrons

Xmas Shopping Ramps Up...Give the gift of being a literary patron.


As christmas shopping kicks in with the usual mix of joy, dread and panic, here is an option for the book lovers. If you make a gift pledge, I will email you a certificate (below) customised with your message and the name of your recipient. 185 more words

When presidents eat out

By now Americans are used to seeing presidential candidates chomping on corn dogs, pizza, Philly cheese steaks, and other hearty food of the people. For some – but not all — food eaten on the campaign trail has been quite a departure from their usual preferences when eating out. 943 more words


Book Launch - Sebastiano del Piombo & the World of Spanish Rome by Piers Baker-Bates

ARTES Committee Member Dr Piers Baker-Bates has published an examination of Sebastiano’s career as a transcultural artist through an analysis of his Spanish patrons in Rome. 60 more words


Error on Color Printer

“Error 49.38.07 Error (4A04)” on Laserjet M551

It was found there was a corrupted print job in the queue.  Once cleared it started functioning again. 34 more words


Last year Margie McDonnell Welsh decided to add Andrew Stewart Jamieson’s, ‘Medieval Maiden’ to her private art collection.  The painting is from the Jamieson, ‘Fairy tale arms’ series.  49 more words


A few months ago I began working on a commission for John Shannon.  John is the President of the College of Arms Foundation now based in South Carolina which exists to inform Americans on English heraldry and helps raise funds for the very fabric of the College of Arms in London whose building dates from the late 17th Century.  524 more words


I began painting coats of arms professionally in 1983. This was the year I graduated from art school. They have come in all shapes and sizes and some have been designed well making my job easier to interpret the blazon. 468 more words