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I attach an early painting of spring flowers by Monet - painted differently from his better known Impressionist. It is quite academically...
Over the past week I read Michael Frayn’s book ‘Headlong.’ It’s a fictional account about the discovery of a missing Bruegel painting...
This week we looked at the work of the American painter Jon Redmond. I have attached a couple of his still life paintings. There is a...
A drawing on the Antiques Roadshow over a week ago was by Henry Ryland. It is a lovely study and it captures beautifully the shape and...
Pattern in Painting
In the Still Life class we looked at the work of a Matisse. We talked about his use of pattern in painting, and how this was influenced...
On Monday we looked at the work of Paul Cezanne. I have attached a painting that formed the basis of our discussions over the sessions....
Yesterday we again discussed the work of Manet. I have added two paintings by him that were originally one. It is interesting to question...
This week all WKAG groups participated in a collage workshop. The studies produced were fabulous. The purpose of the session was to learn...
The term collage derives from the French term papiers collés (or découpage), used to describe techniques of pasting paper cut-outs onto...
The Courtauld Institute has just reopened after a £60m refit. It was a lovely gallery to walk through and by all accounts the new layout...