Forest Path Painting

path through Forest of Dean

Just finished a painting for our gorgeous friend Nic xx Happy 30th xx   Advertisements

May Hill inspirations

Our Year 12 Fine Art students showcased their artwork recently at May Hill’s Celebration day on June 13th. Students were invited by organiser Anne Charnock to submit work inspired by May Hill to be displayed alongside professional local artists. Visitors were impressed by the superb standard of art work from Newent’s outstanding art department. The … Continue reading

Exploring the outside world again.

As the warmer weather comes in, we started exploring the outside world again. Discovering a sense of place, above are Miriam’s responses and below are mine. Bex xx

I must go down to the sea again….

I must go down to the sea again, the sea and the lonely sky, I left a pair of socks down there, I wonder if they’re dry? A couple of seaside doodles and a little poem that reminds me of my Dad, Bex.

Latest painting – work in progress

Severn near Newnham Acrylic on canvas Great light for painting in my teaching room – must be the Spring. Miriam

Busy creating and making….

So I haven’t blogged for a year, but I have been creating and making, just in a different way. So now Baby Herring is creating his own Artwork and I’m back at work, its time for me to get messing again. Really looking forwards to a year full of arty playdays with Miriam, and thanks for making my return … Continue reading

Bright days ahead

Here’s a new one painted over an old dull one. Will upload a better photo soon. The Easter Holidays are here, it’s freezing, my little primulas are struggling under a thinnish sheet of snow but there is promise ahead. I am feeling happy and enjoying painting – messing my kitchen up in the process. Be … Continue reading

gentle landscape memories

I’ve been blog-quiet lately, but very busy on the art front. I have an exhibition at in May and I’m trying not to get too anxious about it. It’s my first solo exhibition and it has got me thinking about what creativity means to me. I completed one of those silly magazine surveys about creativity … Continue reading

Rock, paper, scissors

Well no rock really, but chutney and painting instead – doesn’t quite sound the same mind you. So I’ve been paper making and reminding myself how to get the stuff not to look like cow pats or piles of sick. I seem to remember leaving a few dubious looking examples to dry in the art … Continue reading

When to stop?

  Long time no post – sorry. It’s the beginning of term-itis, snowed under with schemes of learning, boxes to tick and so forth. I read an interesting article in the Telegraph yesterday about ‘the erosion of childhood’ One of the reasons given was school’s excessive use of assessment. And so I am earning my … Continue reading