New Workshops: What they Said

I have scheduled some new workshops in and wanted to write about it to let you know what we’re doing. But instead of writing it myself I thought it better to let my past students do the talking. So these…

Spring Workshops 2017

Spring is bursting out of the ground in our garden. The cherry tree is in full blossom and the tulips are coming out. I am busy preparing for my next round of workshops, due in May. It will be a…

Workshop Photos

I have just finished another round of workshops and I enjoyed teaching them very much! I really hope my students enjoyed themselves but they have been making positive sounds since, so all good. One of them even wrote a blog…

Teaching and Learning New Things

Sitting around the kitchen table, cup of tea nearby, everyone is concentrating on their drawing. It is quiet for a moment. I am teaching one of my art workshops which I started offering last year.  Don’t be fooled by the…

Workshops

I have just finished another workshop today with 5 wonderful students. Last week I tutored a workshop in my home on the technical sides of portrait drawing, and this week I took my students into the dusty world of soft…

Summer School

The National Portrait Gallery runs an excellent program for young people. One of their activities is to get youngsters involved in the BP Portrait Award and so the BP Portrait Next Generation is a project that runs throughout the year trying to…