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Getting my eye in with Zoom online drawing

Getting my eye in with Zoom online drawing

I have been a bit slack with the blog posts, I think it's the heat, it makes me struggle to get much done, and my oil paints have been melting horribly, but I have still been painting. I felt a bit blocked with the dancing paintings, they have been quite a challenge,...

More dance paintings

More dance paintings

I have been really enjoying painting dancers. There's something about the combination of the human body in motion and its expressive power combined with music that really appeals to me and draws together things I am interested in (I wrote about this in my blog post...

Portraits for NHS heroes

Portraits for NHS heroes

During lockdown 2020 a project that has proved really popular is the Portraits for NHS heroes initiative started by artist Tom Croft. Artists all over the country have taken part, putting a shout out for NHS staff to paint, and then sharing the paintings and the...

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End of 2020 roundup

End of 2020 roundup

Well, it's been a while since I've blogged, I have been a very busy bee this year but I hope not to leave it so long next time before updating you all. Here's a bit about what I've been up to this strange old year! First term at uni Last time I posted I was nervous...

I’m going back to university

I’m going back to university

My big news is that I'm about to go back to university to study for an MA in Fine Art. I applied last year and was accepted just before lockdown. I have spent lockdown wondering whether or not the course would go ahead, but it is, and I am negotiating the enrolment...

Portraits for NHS heroes

Portraits for NHS heroes

During lockdown 2020 a project that has proved really popular is the Portraits for NHS heroes initiative started by artist Tom Croft. Artists all over the country have taken part, putting a shout out for NHS staff to paint, and then sharing the paintings and the...

Sky Portrait Artist of the Week – Part two

Sky Portrait Artist of the Week – Part two

I've still been enjoying Portrait Artist of the Week, streamed from Sky's Artist of the Year Facebook page. Originally the programme was set to run for four weeks  (here is my blog post about the first four weeks), but it was extended for a further four. These are my...

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Kristin Rawcliffe

Kristin Rawcliffe

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