Big and Bold Watercolours @ Hare Hill Barn

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watercolour daubs with brush

Tuesday 1st November 2022 10 – 4pm Hare Hill Barn, Cartmel Fell, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6NZ You will not fail to be impressed by the setting of Hare Hill Barn.  The open light filled space of the the barn, with its full length picture window overlooking the fells and Morecambe Bay, will really encourage bold, expressive and fluid responses.   Come … Read More

The Art (not the craft) of the Gelli Plate @ Hare Hill Barn

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Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th September 10 – 4pm Hare Hill Barn, Cartmel Fell, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6NZ You will not fail to be impressed by the setting of Hare Hill Barn.  The open light filled space of the the barn, with its full length picture window overlooking the fells and Morecambe Bay, will really encourage light, bright and bold art! … Read More

‘Drawn to Paint’ at Hare Hill Barn

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Friday 3rd September 10 – 4 Hare Hill Barn, Cartmel Fell, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6NZ A water based mixed-media expressive drawing and painting workshop using Wallace Seymour’s ancient drawing materials in combination with ink and watercolour. The workshop fee includes cartridge paper,  a set of Wallace Seymour drawing stones plus a small pot of ink. I am pleased to announce that … Read More

Pop Up Lake Artists Show at the OCG in Ambleside

The Lakes Artists Pop Up Summer Show

If you need an excuse to visit Ambleside then maybe you can use this! You can see two of my recent floral paintings on show here at the Old Courthouse Gallery alongside the inspirational work of many members from the Lake Artists Society. This lovely big bright light filled gallery space set over 3 floors is home to a changing … Read More

Inspired by Nature

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This workshop promises to be a fun day of exploration using a mixed media and composite approach. Inspired by all things natural we will be making drawn and painted responses to a selection of flowers, plants, seeds & pods, feathers, shells, rocks and crystals. Working from these natural objects alongside photographs and scientific images you will be encouraged to investigate … Read More

Day Trip to Allen Bank, Grasmere

We had a trip out in the sunshine today just beating the half term holiday traffic. My friend Debs had recommended we visit Allen Bank, a house which has been left to the National Trust and nestles within the stunning landscape of the Lake District. Since it was damaged by a fire little has been done to restore it so … Read More

Pip Seymour Demo

I would like to say a big thank you to Pip Seymour and Rebecca Wallace-Jones for coming along to my studio at The Factory this afternoon and enlightening us in the process of creating paints, mediums and many other drawing and painting materials. Their enthusiasm for their products came across well and everyone who came along went away with a … Read More

Storrs Hall

Here are a couple of images that I created for a wedding invitation. One is a painting that I did on location and the other is digital piece using Sean’s cintiq for the first time!

Getting the oil paints out…

Sean said that my art room smelt like a real studio this week as I got my oil paints out to work with along with the oil bars. Having fun layering and building up similar tones of different subtle colour combinations. Plus the excuse to go and buy more flowers… Here are some colourful anemones – I love the huge … Read More