Tips for sketching trees

Hello, thought I’d write down a few tips for sketching trees. The biggest difficulty when sketching trees, either from photos and particularly when outdoors, is how to simplify without resorting to stereotype and your drawing becoming cartoon like. You definitely need to avoid attempting to draw every leaf and branch, yet you should aim to …

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Lune Year Paintings

Update: The paintings are for sale here. My exhibition ‘Lune Year’ opens next Saturday at Halton Mill – a series of paintings and drawings of the River Lune since last December, after Storm Desmond. I thought it might be nice to put them all online as a gallery. So here they are ūüôā¬†or rather, this …

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Autumn 2014 art classes

Just been planning for the next term of my art classes at Williamson Park and my studio at Halton Mill.¬† Here’s the flyers. The classes begin the second week of September.