Workshop

Landscape Drawing Week With Mike Knowles

These paintings are the result of attending the Island Art Group landscape workshop at Llaneilian in the north of Anglesey. Mike Knowles provided tuition and guidance, as well as useful constructive criticism. I chose to focus on Mynydd Parys (Parys Mountain), which, according to Wikipedia, “dominated the world’s copper market during the 1780s, when the …

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Savvy Painter Growth Studio 21 Day Notan Challenge

As part of the Savvy Painter Growth Studio, I took part in the 21 day #savvypainterinstachallenge on Instagram. The video above (based on Van Gogh’s Chair ‘self portrait’) is one example of my attempts to use the Japanese technique of Notan to analyse the composition of paintings by famous artists. Notan, which loosely translates as …

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