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Tindall’s Colchester Workshop – Animal Portraits In Pastel – 21 Nov 16

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Ever wanted to do a portrait of a favourite pet or other animal but were too afraid to try? Places available on my Animal Portraits In Pastel workshop at Tindall’s in Colchester on Monday 21 Nov.  At this workshop, Mike will teach you all you need to know to enable you to produce a lovely pastel ...
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PAINTING for PLEASURE ART GROUP, ELY – ANIMAL PORTRAITS IN GRAPHITE WORKSHOP 16 NOV 16

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Held a workshop in Ely today for the Painting for Pleasure Art Group.  What a lovely bunch of people!  They tackled an unfamiliar subject, in an unfamiliar medium for most of the members of the group, with terrific enthusiasm and ability.  It’s great to see people really getting something out o ...
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Portraits In Graphite Workshop – Tindall’s Newmarket, Tues 18 Oct 16

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Still places left on my Portraits In Graphite workshop at Tindall's in Newmarket on Tuesday 18 Oct.  Come to this popular workshop and I will take you through the techniques required that will enable you to produce a beautiful graphite portrait every time.  Come and try something new!  The worksh ...
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Tindall’s Workshops – 16 Aug & 5 Sep 16

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Still got places available at tomorrow’s art workshop (Tues 16 Aug) - Animal Portraits In Pen-and-Wash – and at another to be held on Mon 5 Sep – Elements Of Portraiture - at Tindall’s store in Trinity Street, Colchester. Go to the store or book online at https://www.tindalls.co.uk/1298-art- ...
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TINDALL’S WORKSHOP – ANIMAL PORTRAITS IN PASTEL – NEWMARKET 19 JUL 16

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Had a wonderful workshop yesterday at Tindall’s in Newmarket.  None of those participating had ever attempted to draw an animal before and the pictures attached to this message show their fantastic first efforts.  Quite astonishingly good, I think anyone would agree, so thanks to the artists for ...
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Normal Service Resumed

Normal Service Resumed

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Hi!After 6 weeks without an Internet service, thanks to the utter incompetence of TalkTalk, the charlatans masquerading as a broadband provider, I'm now back online and trying my best to get the backlog of admin and general stuff that has accumulated down to manageable levels.  It's a slow process ...
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Season’s Greetings!

Season’s Greetings!

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Just wanted to wish you all a wonderful Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year! Thanks to all those who have taken an interest in my work. Your support is very much appreciated! Hopefully more to come in 2015! Watch out for residential life drawing workshops and others involving evening and day ...
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Portrait Workshop – CO3 Studios

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I will be holding a workshop at CO3 Studios at 90 Shrub End Road, Colchester CO3 4RX on Weds 28 Oct 15 October – Charcoal Portraits On Toned Paper from 10.30am to 4.00pm. Places still available for this popular portraiture course. Check Mike ...
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Studio Progress 5 Aug 15

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I think we are making good progress with the studio conversion and we are nearly there but there a thousand-and-one final tiny details to get done and, as ever, they take a lot longer than the major building works, it seems!  I did some plastering of cracks yesterday and today, I’ll be doing sand ...
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Workshop – Charcoal Portraits On Toned Paper – 4 Jun 15

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Another excellent workshop at Tindall's in Colchester with a lovely group of enthusiastic participants, who tackled a tricky topic in what was, for some, a completely new medium and outside their comfort zone.  Thanks, so much to Vivian, Drina, Andy and Chloe for your contribution to a worthwhile a ...
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