Monthly Archives: April 2012

House Portraits

I cannot look at an interesting building without wanting to draw it. Whether it is a tudor cottage with wonderful oak beams that invite a black and white sketch, an elegant Edwardian house with patterned brickwork, stained glass and handcrafted windows, or even the simple lines of a modern structure. Shops, schools and public buildings all come within the range… Read More »

Opportunity Knocked!

Earlier this year, just after the Christmas holiday break, I was feeling rather low, as one does on cold grey winter days, and found myself thinking that it was time I sold off some of the many paintings on my walls. A few days later having been asked to submit a watercolour of Hampstead Heath for an exhibition at the… Read More »