Tag Archives: royal academy

views from the castle, to cornwall

last weekend the norwich castle open art show 2012 opened to the public and i was privileged to be on the guest list to attend a packed preview evening. i didn’t apply for this open art exhibition (and i was reminded by someone on the evening that if you don’t try, you’ll never know), but it was [...]

in constable country, again

last year, i wrote that i planned to make a winter visit to constable country. well, dear reader, i did make a special visit to ‘Constable country’ in early march, which as any British person or Englishman will unhappily remind you if asked, still felt like the depths of winter. it was a bright day, [...]

on digging, drawing, and discovering a van gogh

last week i had a go at scaling up one of my own drawings … this one metre square print-out of a scanned lichen drawing came out quite well but the component parts were quite fiddly to join up with tape.. shown here on the floor with the original drawing in a sketchbook… (the ‘mosaic’ [...]