Monthly Archives: January 2018

Just when will the sun shine again?

January is in many ways the worst month of the winter.   We have had all the head excitement of the Christmas period to help us through the shortest days.  Now we have nothing to help lighten the the grey heavy … Continue reading

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Old dog new tricks…

If it is Monday then it must be time for my latest art class and I was genuinely surprised, no that makes me sound arrogant,  but certainly informed.  Not by the class itself but the discussion about art history.  It … Continue reading

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Hibernation

Still got a bit of a Diego Velázquez vibe going on at the moment…only just a little though.   Mid January is a real bummer.   All around where I live there are storms, blizzards and frosts yet here we seem to get … Continue reading

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Today Mathew I’ll be called….

  If it’s Monday then it is time for my painting class.   This was my version of Portrait of Juan from Pareja by Diego Velázquez.   As a painting exercise I’m quite pleased with the result but as a copy of the original?  … Continue reading

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Or not to be.

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To Be?

 

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I would like a place I could call my own….

It is January so that means I get my watercolors out…not sure why that is but there does seem some strange correlation.  

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Ley Lines….

A new year – a new course.   Oh the joys of adult education – worn out equipment and cheap materials.   Actually things aren’t as bad as that but it did mean that I was stuck with a drawing board with … Continue reading

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Formidable cool…

  New year new challanges

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No One Knows….

I think I must becoming more bar humbug as a I get older or is it just  that I don’t care anymore who knows what I feel about something or another (My family will probably rightly point out that they … Continue reading

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