Monthly Archives: June 2012

A day of craft and design in Henley – the highlights

Went to the Contemporary Craft & Design Fair in Henley today (these days, held in the Henley Showground nestled in glorious rolling countryside just outside the unspoilt village of Hambleden) – this is one of my two favourite craft shows of … Continue reading

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Nature’s cathedral

In a recent post, I discussed my new passion for painting windows and speculated that it wouldn’t be too long before I painted another one.  Well, here it is and if there is a theme in common with Florentine Window, … Continue reading

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The artist as exhibitionist

The ever-present dichotomy for many an artist is that the very personality traits that fuel a desire to lose themselves, day-after-day, in a creative bubble of their own devising make it seem (in the over-active imagination upon which they rely), … Continue reading

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Framed flowers in the borders

Last week was a tremendously busy one, as I prepared multiple paintings to go off to galleries – and fortunately the weather was sunny enough for me to do most of the prep outdoors in the sunshine and get some … Continue reading

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