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CHRISTMAS AT THE WATERSIDE GALLERY, BRIGHTLINGSEA – 19 NOV – 18 DEC 16

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Delighted to be exhibiting at this year’s Christmas event to be held at the Waterside Gallery, Brightlingsea!  Desirable & unique works by local artists & makers including: glass, jewellery, paintings, ceramics, textiles, nautical & coastal-inspired homewares, carved wooden birds, rop ...
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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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Tindall’s Workshop – Portraits In Graphite – Newmarket 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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Animal Portraits Workshop – Tindall’s Colchester, 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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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 Art Workshops

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More on forthcoming workshops!  Still got places available at the latest of my exciting Tindall’s art workshops:Mon 5 Sep – Elements Of Portraiture - at Tindall’s Trinity Street, Colchester branch.Weds 14 Sep – Charcoal Portraits On Toned Paper – at Tinda ...
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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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Linda’s Back – Second Session

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 Here’s a photo of the outcome of the second session Linda and I had in working on this back view of her from life in sanguine and white Conté crayon on toned paper.  I'm quite pleased with it – and Linda is delightful to work with – but I still think I have issues with the background t ...
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Tindall’s Colchester Art Extravaganza – 11-12 March 2016

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IThe group with their picturesWorkshop/Demonstration venue'm giving a workshop at Tindall's Colchester as part of their Art Extravaganza this Friday 11 March - Animal Portraits In Pastel. Get booking now! There are places left for what should be an exciting artistic event. The Extravaganza is split ...
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