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World Cup Fever

Now if you know me you'll know I'm no football fan and I have no idea of the rules. I've never watched a game in my life but I've got the fever! I am now watching the England team and hoping for them the bring the cup home! I was born in 1966 when it last came home so maybe its appropriate for me to start watching.  I've decided that if England bring home the cup I'll do a full oil painting. In the meantime her are some sketches from the England/Tunisia game and the England /Sweden Game.  These re not on my website but are available for sale. Email me for details  England Tunisia composition of much of...

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Drawing with ink and snow.

As the seasons change and the snow has cleared, its time to reflect on some of the work I have been doing over the winter. After moving to the Clyde valley I have been going on long walks getting to know the area. I take a sketchbook and some drawing bits but the ink pens have inspired me the most this year. I have been able to quickly record the area and use the snow as a blending medium. This helps keep the images fresh and lively. I try not to put in to much detail but just give a quick impression of the scene. These can then be worked up back in the studio. I have built up the...

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1 model & 100 artists.

I am pleased to be part of this book initiative. I have the colour one selected and i have used mixed media including ink, pastel, charcoal, wax crayons and wire mesh (as a way to crate pattern)[caption id="attachment_1329" align="alignnone" width="300"] screaming in a hammock[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1330" align="alignnone" width="300"] experimenting with mixed media[/caption]

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