Category Archives: art

Leading Wind gets her new mast fitted !

  The business end of Leading Wind’s new mast complete with a new truck, a tricolour light and a fancy new wind indicator. Up up and away – the new mast is hoisted aloft !   Despite power cuts (the

Leading Wind gets her new mast fitted !

  The business end of Leading Wind’s new mast complete with a new truck, a tricolour light and a fancy new wind indicator. Up up and away – the new mast is hoisted aloft !   Despite power cuts (the

“Nature Transformed” / “A Level” art for beginners

Over the last year, for an hour and a half each week, I have been privately tutoring an “A Level” Fine Art student together his younger sister. I began my academic career in a sixth form college,  where I taught

“Nature Transformed” / “A Level” art for beginners

Over the last year, for an hour and a half each week, I have been privately tutoring an “A Level” Fine Art student together his younger sister. I began my academic career in a sixth form college,  where I taught

History Repeats Itself : Deben 4 Tonner : Leading Wind

thought for the day : Beware of social media !   Over the years I have owned a ragtag  collection of boats and my latest is no exception, “Leading Wind, a Deben 4 Tonner, built in 1938, has had a

History Repeats Itself : Deben 4 Tonner : Leading Wind

thought for the day : Beware of social media !   Over the years I have owned a ragtag  collection of boats and my latest is no exception, “Leading Wind, a Deben 4 Tonner, built in 1938, has had a

So Long and Thanks For All The Fish

I’m not sure how to describe the last few days – the End of an Era, the Dawn of a new beginning or a return to normality ! Some of you may know that I am a founder member of

So Long and Thanks For All The Fish

I’m not sure how to describe the last few days – the End of an Era, the Dawn of a new beginning or a return to normality ! Some of you may know that I am a founder member of

Perspective, Composition & Portsmouth

Week 7 and my Computer Games Students have begun the rocky road to understanding the complexities of perspective and composition. As a self directed study (homework) they were asked to go out and do a photo shoot around Portsmouth. The

Perspective, Composition & Portsmouth

Week 7 and my Computer Games Students have begun the rocky road to understanding the complexities of perspective and composition. As a self directed study (homework) they were asked to go out and do a photo shoot around Portsmouth. The

Gravy Trains and falling leaves

It’s been far too long since my last blog but life has an irritating habit of getting in the way of writing for pleasure ! On the South Coast, it’s officially autumn, leaves on the trees are turning yellow, red

Gravy Trains and falling leaves

It’s been far too long since my last blog but life has an irritating habit of getting in the way of writing for pleasure ! On the South Coast, it’s officially autumn, leaves on the trees are turning yellow, red

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Anatomy of a Lino Cut

My table at Fire Monkey Arts Collective, Studio 1, Hotwallsstudios, Old Portsmouth Wednesday 21.12.16. I normally work from home to do the preparatory work but once a week the shared HOTWALLS studio becomes my domain and Wednesday afternoons are sacrosanct !

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Anatomy of a Lino Cut

My table at Fire Monkey Arts Collective, Studio 1, Hotwallsstudios, Old Portsmouth Wednesday 21.12.16. I normally work from home to do the preparatory work but once a week the shared HOTWALLS studio becomes my domain and Wednesday afternoons are sacrosanct !