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Painting in Provence

Just back from a wonderful two weeks of painting in Provence … beautiful weather (apart from battling the Mistral while doing collage – that was a challenge!) Most mornings we did an exercise – the first week was collage and the second week was colour and in the afternoons we painted what we liked –…
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New beginnings this September

September – always a positive if somewhat melancholy month for me – new beginnings and in my case this year a new website. With the old one I felt that the paintings were just an add on – with the new one I feel that they are integral to the site. Indeed the home page…
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En Route to Avignon

Get on a train just after 7 am at St Pancras and 5 ½ hours later I’m met at Avignon by David Atkinson. The beginning of a week’s painting in Provence at Les Bassacs. We are 12 students in total with Mark Cazalet, whom I’d known from England, as the teacher. Les Bassacs is a…
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