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Child Portrait Painting: “Tea Party” or “The Bossy Artwork”

Six years of a delectable bottle green in high school has led to my disaffection for green in most of its manifestations. The more observant of you will have noticed that there is not a whole lot of green in … Continue reading

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Creation of a Portrait: Girl with Watermelon – second instalment

This is the exciting part! It’s where a personality emerges from the hideousness, where little tweaks here and there can transform the painting into the person. I’m at the fiddly stage. I have drawn and painted this little cutie a … Continue reading

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Creation of a Portrait Painting: Work in Progress “Girl with Watermelon”

I thought I’d let the kids have half an hour screen time this afternoon while I played around at the easel. Want to see how far I got in … ahem …2 hours?

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A break from portraits – Still Life Pastel Painting

I received a wonderful gift for Christmas – a boxed set of 150 Art Spectrum pastels (thanks Dad & Les!). I feel very spoilt but also inspired to experiment ¬†with all that colour! I thought I’d have a break from … Continue reading

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