Thursday, 20 June 2013
Friday, 7 June 2013
|House and Cars. watercolour by|
His work has been chosen for the Discerning Eye, Lynn Painter-Stainers Prize and the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition. This year he is one of the judging panel for the Sunday Times Watercolour Competition.
"Now in its 26th year, The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition champions the beauty and diversity of the medium of watercolour, and celebrates all works produced in water-based mediums, whether abstract or figurative, contemporary or traditional. A total of £18,000 will be awarded to artists who demonstrate a high level of skill and creativity. Prizes include a First Prize of £10,000, Second Prize of £6,000 and the Smith & Williamson Cityscape Prize of £1,500.
The 2013 judging panel is: Julia Farrer, artist; Danny Markey, artist; Dr Susan Owens, Curator of Painting, Victoria & Albert Museum; Desmond Shawe-Taylor CVO, Surveyor of the Queen’s Pictures; and Hugh Pearman, critic & writer, The Sunday Times. They will select approximately 100 works for an exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London from 16-21 September 2013, followed by the Smith & Williamson tour to venues throughout the UK."
|Madelaine by Anne-Marie Butlin|
Saturday, 1 June 2013
200 x 280mm pen and ink
The exhibition Moroccan Journey opened yesterday with more paintings and a selection of lovely pen and ink drawings. We were blessed with Azure skies for the evening viewing.
|view from the gallery last night|
and the gallery looked lovely, wine flowed and the Moroccan style canapes went down a treat. Even the flowers had an exotic twist!
320mm x 370mm
gouache on paper
|Souk Jedid, Essaouira|
380 x 490mm
gouache on paper