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  • Seasonal changes – small paintings and works on paper

    Hello! As we move towards Autumn, and ultimately winter (and somewhere in the middle Christmas!), I am mindful that for people that want to buy art as a gift, it is important to offer a range of prices and scales of work. In the artists led Artspring Gallery in Tonbridge, we always offer a range…

  • New Workshops and Classes

    I have always loved teaching – and have done so in one capacity or another, for the last 30 years! Much of my school teaching was Music and Art based, but sadly there doesn’t seem to be so much time available in the curriculum for such creativity these days. Personally I think it is essential…

  • Sketchbooks galore!

    …. Thanks to the lovely Alice Sheridan  ( https://alicesheridan.com ) I recently realised that I don’t just have to use one sketchbook at a time – I can alternate several; In the same way that I might work on  a number of paintings at the same time, I discovered that the same thing applies to…

  • The freedom of a sketchbook

         There is a freedom in working intuitively in a sketchbook that nobody has to see – ideas and thoughts can ruminate and develop without scrutiny from the outside world ….. and yet it is these workings that fascinate and excite other artists almost more than finished paintings. What is it about these inner…