On 20th November one of my paintings was auctioned in aid of the Sprotbrough church roof fund. My painting of a cricket match behind the Ivanhoe pub was on display in the post office for a few weeks before the auction alongside another by Sheila Bury (see the article in my Press section). Both paintings … Continue reading Painting Auction
Another good session of talking, painting and meeting interesting people. Thursday 19th November 2009 was the 2nd annual Success Doncaster Showcase event held at the Dome Leisure Centre. About 150 new and not-so-new businesses set up stands to promote their services and products. Somewhere near the back corner was a small display of pictures and … Continue reading Success Doncaster Showcase event
Watch how my painting of Doncaster’s Grand Theatre is developing. I started this picture while working in the shop window in the town centre. It’s in acrylics on a 40 inches square canvas. As usual on these architectural pictures I started with a very carefully measured and drawn out design. Once the structure is in place … Continue reading Work in progress Nov 09
Nathan, Katherine and Terry tackle another large joint painting in the public eye. Taking the same view but this time with a vertical format, 6 feet high by 3 feet wide, the painting took longer to finish and we had to carry it on over two days. Great fun and we’re happy with the end … Continue reading Brevon artists strike again
Just heard today that I am to be the ‘Big Guest’ on BBC Radio Sheffield soon. On Tuesday 24th November Rony Robinson will be interviewing me about my life and career as an artist. The programme goes out live between 2 and 3 pm so be warned! UPDATE The interview went well and Rony was … Continue reading Radio Sheffield interview
Saturday 28th November is our next Open studio day. This will be our last official Open Studio day before Christmas.
I’ve been working in the shop window in the Waterdale Centre for a few days now and today I was joined by three other artists who accepted my challenge. Nathan Turnbull and Katherine Milns, who have studios alongside mine above the Brevon Art Gallery, and regular exhibitor Janet Samson also came along. Our challenge was … Continue reading Brevon artists in shop window