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How I paint in the dark

Blog about artificial lighting for artists

Hedgehogs and bears have the right idea about winter.

They hibernate and miss the dark winter months. I am finding this winter quite a struggle. In the last fortnight most days have been characterised by gloomy skies and poor light quality. In previous years I have struggled to get much painting done. I have spent hours tapping away on the … Read the rest

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Glynn Vivian Open Exhibition

Christmas Shows (2 of 2)

In October 2011 the gallery was closed temporarily for a ¬£6 million refurbishment and recladding of the 1974 extension. It wasn’t opened again until 2017. That’s almost 6 years closed.

Then this  summer it reopened.

So when the gallery announced that it was going to hold an Open Exhibition this December there was a lot … Read the rest