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Tina Collins
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JSS in Civita
Corot said the study of the nude is the best lesson that a landscape painter can have and that if someone knows how to get down a figure, he is able to make a landscape.  Let's hope so because next Monday I fly out to Italy to participate in the JSS in Civi...

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Long time, no blog
Its been a while since I posted anything, but I am still attending regular life sessions even if I have not been doing much else.  Thats about to change but for now this is some of what I have done in the last six months or so.  Incidentally I have been laz...

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Exhibition in Chichester
I am rather thrilled to discover that one of my paintings has been used to advertise our Attic Gallery Group show at the highly esteemed Oxmarket Centre of Arts in Chichester West Sussex. The works were hung on Monday and the exhibition is on until next Sun...

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The Lads
We had two excellent male models this last couple of weeks.  Pan pastels as per usual. Incidently I have started using my iPhone to take the photos - the editing and uploading is easier and it seems to do a good job with the colour reproduction, better than...

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Back to the drawing board
Warming back up after the break - in the comfort zone with  pastels on black paper.

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Summer life
Recent life work.  Big and small, quick and slow, boys and girls, and various media.

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Signatures
I've never really been that consistant with signing my work so I spent some time playing around with options and designs have worked out a three standard signatures for different needs.   My quick and easy and rather modern looking looking moniker for life ...

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Good Show
I am very pleased to have sold two paintings at the Farnham Art Society Annual Exhibtion and was thrilled to have had the opportunity to meet both the buyers.  I also sold a life piece at the previous show, its all very heartening.

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Highly Commended
I nearly forgot....was very pleased and somewhat suprised to have been awarded a 'highly recommended' for one of my pieces at a local show last month.  I had only recently joined the society so it was a positive start. 

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Light and Shadow
I've been quietly working on some still life paintings.  All painted from life and the lighting arranged to tell a story.  These are all currently in a local show. Dear Dobby, vulnerable and small. Dichotomous - Two halves, the same but different. In Praise...
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