May in Italy, first few days…

Last weekend I returned from 12 days in Italy, walking, researching,drawing and being quiet (if not still!). We flew to Rome, then train and bus to Norcia through an almighty thunderstorm, which became more powerful as we climbed through the passes to Norcia. The next morning was cool but sunny and after taking in the […]

Teaching Life Drawing at Newlyn School of Art

I’ve spent two lovely evenings the last two Wednesdays teaching a life class at Newlyn School of Art. Before I go to teach I focus on asking what the focus for the evening should be. For the first evening the word’ fluidity’ came to me strongly, so we worked with wet paper, using mediums which […]