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14 May 2020

The final week of this block of Sketch Up Friday is upon us! The next block commences on Friday 12th June. Fingers crossed we may be able to access the building by that stage and draw in a socially distanced manner.

However, for now, we are going to have a wander around...

30 Apr 2020

Week 2 of Remote Sketch Up Friday is this Friday!!!

Thanks to those who participated last week. These photographs will remain available on my blog for the forseeable - and life is a little bizarre at present - so sketch when you can. Anyone who wishes to, draw whenever...

23 Apr 2020

Hello those of you that are part of Sketch Up Friday! Welcome to those who have stumbled across us! This is the first blog where I share some of my photographs of Ashton Court Mansion with you in lieu of our physical meet up inside the mansion.

On April 24th, we would h...

1 Apr 2020

It's nice to have some positive news to share with you at this time. I hope that you are all okay and that family and friends are safe.

I received an email just this week from the Landscape Institute, whose publication, Landscape, have run a story on my mural in Hotwell...

20 Feb 2020

Explore little-seen rooms within Ashton Court Mansion, drawing it's dilapidation and sketching with friends you haven't met yet.

The Sketch Up Friday sessions at Ashton Court Mansion, Bristol, are already booking up! Dates for 2020 have been set until the end of June. H...

20 Feb 2020

This year, I shall be celebrating my birthday at the international Street art and graffiti festival @Upfest
I'm thrilled to have been selected from almost one thousand entries to participate, with only 400 spaces available I am excited to have bagsied one!
I best getti...

31 Jan 2020

Happy Friday! Here we are, on the brink of another weekend. I am looking forward to time with loved ones, laughter and memory making.

Until then, I wanted to share this with you as I am really happy with it - I collected this beauty yesterday! "The River King", is frame...

23 Jan 2020

Here we are, most of the way through January and I am officially back in the game! As soon as the children were ready to return to school, I fell ill, so this week has been all about getting back up to speed.

I am delighted to announce that 2020 has (other than illness)...

23 Dec 2019

THANK YOU to everyone who came along to the fun, festive market @amba_arthub on Saturday! That was my last direct selling event of 2019 - I cannot believe that the year is almost done!
We had a lovely day - great, gifted makers and artists, lovely customers and visitor...

13 Dec 2019

These kingfishers on the drying rack look like they were going to give each other a little kiss.

I feel like many people might appreciate a friendly, caring, gentle show of affection today. So, from me to you - here is a bit of my love. You are wonderful. Today is a lit...

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