The Pineapple and a new workshop

I was reminded today by a friend that I have been remiss in my blogging. I am sorry for that. Therefore to catch up-

Last Saturday Robin and I were at the Society of Floral Painters(SFP), AGM and lunch. It was a very good meeting and lunch finishing off with an interesting talk by Roy Lancaster. It is the first such meeting I have been to and I gained a lot from it – as well as meeting lots of other botanical and floral painters.

The SFP have their next exhibition in Chichester Oxmarket arts Centre 20 May – 7 June. Look at my website for details.

But since Saturday I have been continuing with the Pineapple picture – when time has allowed. I am adding a few more pictures at the end of this blog.

Tomorrow I am having a new two-day workshop here in Bosham. The topic is ‘Twigs and things’. It will be very interesting to see what people bring with them. I hope to be able to post some pictures after the workshop.

The next workshop is Friday 27 February – Sunday 1 March and the topic is Hellebores – floating. This means one has the opportunity to paint the flowers face up, showing their beautiful and colourful detail. There are a very few vacant places, so do contact me or look at my website (details above) for more information.

The pineapple-







6 thoughts on “The Pineapple and a new workshop

    1. Hei Anne, yes, that’s how I do it. And that’s why each painting takes such an age. I am hoping to do some videos of a segment, so that the process can actually be seen from beginning to end – for one segment at least.

      Sent from my iPad


    1. Thank you Tone. I look forward to seeing you then. Hopefully the weather will be a little warmer here in Bosham than you are finding in southern Norway! We haven’t got minus degrees here although the wind is chilly. The Hellebores are already flowering well.

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