Monthly Archives: October 2013

Amazing art

I popped into the Society of Marine Artists exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London, last week – there was a huge range of beautiful paintings but one artist particularly caught my eye, not only for the size and intricacy of … Continue reading

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The beauty of Wracks

I’m already thinking about my next title which I think will be similar to An Illustrated Country Year but will cover the seashore – maybe An Illustrated Coastal Year  although I prefer The Seashore Uncovered.  And although it has hardly been discussed … Continue reading

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Etching admiration

I have just completed a 2 day etching course and I’m now totally in awe of anyone who etches!  What a complicated and difficult process it is.  First you have to grind the edge of your metal plate, then polish … Continue reading

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