A quick stroll and sketch alone and along the seafront in Clevedon this morning, resulted in some sketches, some small paintings and a larger study. It's always a pleasure to say hello and share my work in progress with passers-by; Socially Distanced at present of course! Here is the sketch of the famous windswept trees at the sea front and the small weather shelter. I'm thinking I may base a future Lino-carving print on this sketch in the future.
Just a reminder that the sale prices on the website only last until the end of January. Please make any purchases or email the studio to reserve a painting before the 29th January 2021!
I’m always learning about new artists, old and new, recently I have discovered Doris Brabham Hatt, whom excitedly I discovered lived in Clevedon, not far from where my own art studio is located. Doris stood out not just for her wonderful art, which really pushed boundaries of composition and colour in modern art, but also her pioneering activism on feminist and human rights, and her personal life as an “out” lesbian at that time here in Clevedon. Born in Bath, on the 24 September 1890, into a well known and affluent Bath family that ran a successful wig-making, hairdressing and...
Today, Tony’s new book title was released in the UK. ‘British Human Rights, for you, for me, for us.’ This wonderful guide to the Human Rights Act in the UK serves as a brief introduction to Human Rights, following through from the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights to how the UK law implements this. Designed as a reference guide this title uses interpretations to remind us and inform us of the essence of Human Rights law and where to get further information. Available from Amazon, Bookshops and of course from the Studio. ISBN:£7.99
Some keen art fans who have been following the small gallery display in the art studio window may have sometimes noticed a small (watercolour) mouse often working on an even smaller canvas and easel on the floor. We’ve decided to let them stay and carry on painting and exploring the local area.