There are an incredible variety of dahlia currently in bloom. My particular favourites are the loose spikey varieties. They remind of our trip to the Naritasan Shinshoji Temple in Japan where they grow and exibit the incredible range of chrysanthemums which began in 1883. https://images.app.goo.gl/4fQKAcWmbJmQwAjL7
I have to admit I am an artist who much of the time requires a regular amount of instant gratification. However, when I do extend the working time the results are worth it. This year I am going to attempt to merge these two aspects of my working methodology. Spent a lovely holiday in the... Continue Reading →
This four week course is aimed at the beginner artist and today was our first day together, with some fabulous results! Using both charcoal and pastel we looked at a number of techniques to produce these individual designs. Looking forward to next week where we will be looking at another exciting medium.