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Wednesday 3 December 2014

Workshop 2015 in Villalier, near Carcassonne France

I have a 5 day portrait and figurative workshop 20 - 24 th April with a weeks stay at www.trapel.com from Saturday 18 to Saturday 25, which is very close to my studio.
The price will be 390 euros for the course + 500 euros for a weeks stay at the
beautiful domaine de  St Trapel with breakfast included.
Please contact me for further details.

Saturday 6 September 2014

portrait commission sir Michael McWilliam

I don't normally undertake corporate commissions, well it's actually a retired university director, however...

Thursday 7 August 2014


Saint Remy hospital where Van Gogh stayed

Whilst visiting Avignon we stopped off in St Remy de Provence, a lively sunny town flanked by plane trees.It was here where Van Gogh spent one year, one week and one day of his final years. The purpose of which was to seek medical help for his probable frontal lobe epilepsy at the saint_paul asylum.
Passing the very same subject matter he did was surreal. Looking at his work , many pieces
spoke to me, even through his gauche manner. It reinforced my belief that an artist must have an emotion to convey.

Here is a view on leaving the hospital,

Thursday 17 July 2014