Xmas Market

I’ll be selling lots of Christmas goodies at the Diddy Dots Market next Saturday. Hand crafted cards, paintings, fridge magnets, keyrings and hand-painted photo frames, glass coasters, wish sticks and wooden decorations as well as some of the old favourites – wooden assemblage blocks depicting old London. Hope to see you there… I’ll also be taking registrations for my new mixed media workshops in the new year.

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Pebeo Mixed Media experiments

Sorry I’ve not blogged for a while but back on course now experimenting and testing Pebeo’s new mixed media range on behalf of the SAA (Society for All Artists).

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Interesting textures and effects. And brilliant for any mixed media project.

Trying out different substrates I found that the paints worked beautifully on a variety of surfaces such as canvas board, Yupo synthetic paper, watercolour 300gsm (140lb) NOT and Rough surfaces and also the SAA Practice paper which stood up well to a heavy application of paint which I used to rescue an old painting that wasn’t working out and needed more depth: Moonrise

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… and 2 more experiments: Rocky Crag and Mountain where you can get an idea of the texture and beautiful surface effects .

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.and a couple of florals: Poppies on canvas board and Water Lily on Yupo paper.

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