Archive for 2016

Season’s Greetings

December 17th, 2016

    A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS to all our friends and customers

Exhibition Invitation

November 21st, 2016

If you’re reading this you are invited to:

Teaching again

November 17th, 2016

The first students of the winter term arrived yesterday morning. It was nice to get back into teaching again though I have to remind myself every time that I DO…


October 29th, 2016

Classes will begin again on Wed 9th November. More info to follow as I’m away in Scotland until Wed.

Installing the Woodburner

October 20th, 2016

Perfectly timed for the recent drop in temperature (can’t have a chilly artist), Dougie and Paul arrived to install the woodburner into the studio on Monday. It is important that…


October 10th, 2016

Despite The Guardian¬†stating today that butterflies numbers are substantially down this year, the garden at Norton Conyers is still a’flutter with them. I only saw three species when I was…

Student visit

October 1st, 2016

I very much enjoyed having a group of sixth form students from Skipton GHS into the studio on Tues. I did a demonstration about beginning a painting; I hope it…

New Season Classes

September 28th, 2016

Secondary glazing units are going into the studio this week, the wood burner should be installed in a couple of weeks and then we’ll be good to go on the…

Ripon Cathedral from N’East (In the Footsteps of Turner)

September 15th, 2016

Edge of the Woods, Hackfall (In the Footsteps of Turner)

September 15th, 2016

‘Edge of the Woods, Hackfall’, oil on canvas 5′ x 5′ Turner tended to focus on the follies in Hackfall woods but for me (and in a different age) the…


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