Full Bodied! This one-off commission includes eight bottles of fine wine and champagne. Each bottle for the owner of this painting has a fantastic story of where and when and with whom it was enjoyed. A really personal painting with memories of some good times.
If you are near the lovley city of Canterbury in the next few weeks I have a collection of my paintings being exhibited at The Stark Gallery. A gorgeous gallery on Catle Street , a stonesthrow from the cathedral and a short walk to Pattisserie Valerie – coffee and almond croissants – well why wouldnt you!!!!
Couldn’t resist doing these two little collage assemblages today while Christmas shoppers browsed in our gallery! I am an avid collector of ephemera, vintage toys and kitchenalia. All these things bring back memories of childhood games, playing with my dolls house (in which I usually tried to get the hamster to go in the front door and upstairs along with cindy!!!) and all those miniature tea cups and saucers,t
Here are a few photos from my ‘Colours And Contours Workshop’ which I have been teaching in Birmingham and Manchester over the last couple of weeks. Birmingham is all lit up beautifully and I even managed to fit in a little Christmas shopping before class! A great day was had with some lovely delegates from the two citie as I demonstrated to them some of my painting techniques using acrylics and mixed me
We have Just finished the most fantastic art project supported by Jamie Oliver and Chris Bianco. It started with a commission for this Peter Blake inspired painted Bollard to add to the exisiting collection in The Square Winchester. We then worked with twenty year 10 schoolchildren from Kings, Henry Beaufort and The Westgate School in Winchester to create some colourful artworks of their own. For the schoolchi
You are invited to our Christmas Emporium at The Colour Factory Studios. Showing in the gallery an amazing collection of paintings, prints and handmade gifts. Everything is for sale at studio prices, so come along and meet the artists and enjoy a glass of mulled cider and a mince pie or two. The Studios and Gallery are open from this weekend from Sat 24th November - Sunday 9th December 10.00am -5.00pm - hope to se
September, October & November 2012 Day Workshops run from 10am to 3pm and cost £45 per person with all materials, tea and coffee provided (bring your own lunch). Art Taster Day Monday 24th Sept 10 – 3pm A fun art packed day suitable for complete beginners and those with some experience. Learn new skills and develop your drawing and painting skills using acrylics, inks & pastels with great results. A real c
I feel very happy to be here in my studio surrounded by the things I love including paint and wine, oh and listening to radio 4 -another favourite. Had to stop for a minute to take a few shots of the studio inbetween painting these fantastic bottles from Burgundy to try out my new camera. Better get back before I’m tempted to open a bottle or two….!