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The starting point for my latest artwork - a badger.....

The starting point for my latest artwork - a badger.....

Having completed my latest pet portrait commission ( which is a surprise gift for Christmas) I have decided on my next artwork - a badger. This blog shows the neck and collar of the pet portrait ( showing attention to detail ) a bit of the badger reference photo, plus my progress on the badger as of this afternoon - my first hour in the form of a collage. I will keep you posted! 

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Thinking of Christmas and the best way to promote portrait commission work

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Thinking of Christmas and the best way to promote portrait commission work

As Christmas approaches and I have nearly completed my current pet portrait in pastel I have been thinking of how to promote my portrait commission work as a special gift. In this post you will see the "before" & "after" collages, a glimpse of this pet portrait commission showing attention to detail plus linktree links. Have a great day and if you want a commission done, you know who to ask! 😁

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Talking about artwork when it is a secret commission - how would you do it?

Talking about artwork when it is a secret commission - how would you do it?

This blog is just asking the question about posting "artwork in progress" photos of commissions. I reveal a selection of photos of my current pet portrait commission without revealing the full portrait. My aim is to keep you up to date with my artworks without giving too much away. Have a look and please give me your feedback if you have the time. And if you like what you see, why not have a commission done as a Christmas present? Food for thought......

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It's back to the easel now, after a successful exhibition is over

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It's back to the easel now, after a successful exhibition is over

Well, it is a few days now since we dismantled our exhibition at the Makers Mezzanine in Whitney on Wye in Herefordshire. We enjoyed the 9 days of H-art (Herefordshire art ) week this year as, unlike in previous years, we were able to visit other venues across the county...... We did meet a lot of people during our exhibition as we attended the preview on Friday September 6th and stewarded on the afternoons of the 10th and 12th. It was great to hear feedback from visitors about the venue as well as my artwork and it was all very...

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Not long now until my next exhibition as part of H-art week 2019

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Not long now until my next exhibition as part of H-art week 2019

Can't believe how quickly this year has flown by! Does not seem like a year since I last exhibited as part of H-art (Herefordshire Art) week here at home However I decided this year to exhibit at a venue where there were a number of artists also displaying their artworks. As a solo artist in our home there are advantages to visitors ( seeing the studio, work atmosphere etc ) but many visitors prefer to visit one venue with many artists, which was difficult for us.... So after seeing a few venues we chose the Makers Mezzanine in Whitney-on-Wye HR3...

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