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April 23, 2021

Robots, Einstein, Mushrooms and Landscapes All Have One Thing In Common

Getting around to posting some older egg tempera paintings.
August 4, 2018

33 Non Destructive Pranks you can play at work that should not get you into trouble

Ok so most of these I don’t have photos for as they occurred before I had a smartphone and I didn’t carry a camera with me…but […]
May 21, 2018

Pastel class #4

I missed two classes, one due to illness and one due to workshops that I could only go to on a Monday – So I attended […]
April 30, 2018

Still life in pastel

I came into the class today to find I was supposed to be drawing this. Look, I don’t do still life often. Um, have I ever?…..huh.  […]
April 23, 2018

Time line of a pastel painting

Yo! I have completed my second pastel session.  The first is here. We had the same model and the same pose, but yesterday I chose to […]
September 20, 2017

Making my own watercolour

When I did egg tempera I bought a tonne of pigment. Which really, I should use as it was not cheap and it’s just been sitting […]
January 5, 2017

Sock Monkey tutorial

I have been sewing a lot of sock monkeys recently. I thought I’d record my progress so you can see how easy they actually are. What […]
July 3, 2015

Egg tempera VII – Completed painting

So I pulled my finger out and finished off this painting, my first attempt at teaching myself Egg Tempera. It is Ada Lovelace, who did a […]
May 23, 2015

Egg Tempera VI – the first go at laying down the real colour

This is such a learning curve. I spent the entirety of the movie Random Harvest doing this little bit. First I got my pigments ready. I […]