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Leisure Painter articles – September and October

I'm a subscriber to The Artist magazine and earlier this year created an online profile for my artwork on their website painters-online The site is the place to go for readers of both The Artist and its sister magazine Leisure Painter. Shortly after the uploading of artwork to my profile on the site I was approached to [...]

Live painting for charity fundraiser

On Saturday 24 June I took part in The Kenya Trust's fundraising event at Staines Salvation Army. The music concert 'Into Africa' included vocal soloist Ann Stewart, David Daws playing euphonium and Staines Songsters (choir). On stage during the evening I painted an African-themed oil painting  and offered it up for sale with 100% of [...]

Patchings Art Festival and award winner

There are loads of open art competitions out there when you look for them. I've entered a good number over the last three or four years and this year I had my first painting accepted to one. I received notification that my self-portrait had been accepted to The Artist category of the competition back in [...]