Monthly Archives: April 2012

Ceramics Class

This course started today at the Studio Arts Centre at Pouchen End Lane. There was only me at first, until Amy turned up for a taster. It is a pity there weren’t more people – but good for me. The tutor is Tony … Continue reading

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Edward Allington

Today I went to the Daiwa foundation in Regent’s Park to see an exhibition of drawings by Edward Allington. Here’s the link http://www.dajf.org.uk/events/current-exhibition. I’d like to put one of his pictures here but am worried about copyright so you’ll have … Continue reading

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Another City Lit course

Can’t stay away from the City Lit for long. Yesterday I started a 10 week course at the City Lit – a day a week called Advanced Painting. The tutor is Alison Harper. The other students are all very good … Continue reading

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Exploring paint colour

If I want to paint I’ve got to get to grips with colour. I’ve been working with a simple regime I was taught on courses ie a ‘warm/cold’ pairing of red, blue, yellow, and black and white except loads of people … Continue reading

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Raku

A couple of weeks ago I did a Raku figures workshop at The Stables Studios Art Centre at Pouchen End, just down the road on the edge of Hemel Hempstead. The first day we made about 8 little figures each, working … Continue reading

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Common Project in Upstairs Gallery Berkhamsted

Park Pale Wood box of samples; and the altered book on display in the gallery   I wanted to wind up the ‘Common’ project I did at City Lit last year by exhibiting in the Upstairs Gallery. In particular I … Continue reading

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Flag painting

I did this to see if I could – I’m not given to patriotic subjects – but I was interested in the movement of the flag against a windy sky. And a ragged, battered national flag has a metaphorical quality. … Continue reading

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