Category Archives: art class

Today Mathew I’ll be called….

  If it’s Monday then it is time for my painting class.   This was my version of Portrait of Juan from Pareja by Diego Velázquez.   As a painting exercise I’m quite pleased with the result but as a copy of the original?  … Continue reading

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Ley Lines….

A new year – a new course.   Oh the joys of adult education – worn out equipment and cheap materials.   Actually things aren’t as bad as that but it did mean that I was stuck with a drawing board with … Continue reading

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So sad but thats the way its over

Well that’s that – another course completed and I suspect that it will be my last for a while.  What have learnt?  Perhaps the overriding lesson is that I hate working in a group and would rather work alone – … Continue reading

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Doin’ Bugger all ‘n’ Farting ’bout

Well where did that week go?   Is it really a week since I was in London enduring the Turner Prize finalist sandwiched as they were between the incredible Paul Nash exhibition and lunch at the Tate Britain.   After … Continue reading

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Lord please buy me

Just over an hours work in this week’s art class…quite pleased.

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Well if I had a nickel

The first art class for nearly two years and I found a lot more rewarding than I was fearing.

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