Come on Over – comments and giveaway are open!

Dear blog reader – I had not put my new blog (The Pottering Artist) settings to public and so many of you were not able to comment yesterday. Please know that The Pottering Artist is now open for business and comments and I’d like to invite you to take part in my inaugural Leisure Painter Magazine giveaway. I look forward to seeing you there – … Continue reading Come on Over – comments and giveaway are open!

The Pottering Artist – A New Indie Magazine

Gentle Forays into Drawing, Painting and Life.¬† Join me as I refill my creative well. We will advance slowly, increasing awareness, developing perception, gathering art skills, deepening artistic vision and pottering along the way.¬† For those who value stillness, silence and slowness as an antidote to activity, noise and speed.   Here are a selection of images which I did to illustrate the various articles … Continue reading The Pottering Artist – A New Indie Magazine

Planning a Year’s Watercolour Classes

PLANNING for PEACE I teach a private weekly watercolour class for 18 super people. The task of getting 39 weekly watercolour classes planned for the academic year 18-19 has been exciting, hard and satisfying. Ultimately has given my poor old mind peace instead of constantly thinking about what to paint for next class each week. I decided to get to grips with my planning as … Continue reading Planning a Year’s Watercolour Classes

Badger Bliss

Today I dedicated myself to drawing and painting badgers. This week I have been asked by two separate people if I had any badger paintings to sell. I only have one which isn’t brilliant and was painted years ago. Since then I hope I have improved my painting¬† a bit and so I decided to focus on these gorgeous creatures. Here are my rough sketches … Continue reading Badger Bliss