Once again it is almost time for Cambridge Open Studios. This year I am the Pitt Building in the centre of Cambridge rather than my home/studio. See cambridge-open-studios-guide-2021 . Please come and say hello!

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I have recently come across an interesting organisation committed to explaining the subtle landscape in this part of Cambridgeshire – The Fen Edge Trail . It is a landscape than has grown on me over the last twenty years – its charms are not obvious or brash but are certainly there. The geography of the…

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Talking photos of paintings really highlights any weaknesses, typically for me dark accents that are too strong and so “jump” out of the picture. The other challenge is to make the surface of the painting attractive with varied and interesting brushstokes. I really enjoy moving the oil paint around so I need to convey that…

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