pastels and paper

My addiction

They say that when you can’t do art, buy things to do art later. Well, let’s be honest, I said that, and mainly because I don’t have much time to do art and I continue to have an art materials purchasing addiction. I have a lot of art materials. I am fully equipped for acrylic […]

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Alizarin crimson

A is for Alizarin

In the foreground above you can see my Matisse Brilliant Alizarin. In the middle you can see my Golden Alizarin Crimson Hue. The colours are not the same. The equal to Golden in Matisse is the Deep Rose Madder that I have equally fallen in love with. My watercolours by Windsor and Newton have followed the Matisse preference for colour. So which of these is truly Alizarin?

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Inspired people

Coming soon…a series of interviews with some of my favourite artists. Artists are inspired people. But what makes them create what they create? What lights the fire that produces such wonderful work? Join me as I hope to find out. Nutty (the truth is out there)

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Inspired maybe?

After spending my ten minutes drawing my stag beetle and then dashing off to attend to Izzy, I was left with a feeling of incompleteness. This feeling only intensified when I started looking at what the other participants in the workshop had come up with according to the same instructions. I was a little flabbergasted. […]

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