North London Artist Network

Sketching at Chickenshed Theatre

Sketching at Chickenshed Theatre

On Saturday the 24th of May I went to ChickenShed Theatre, together with some fellow artists from the North London Artist Network. Chicken Shed is an inclusive theatre company, with a permanent base on Cat Hill, near Cockfosters. Their website says this: “Our vision is a society that enables everyone to flourish and our mission Continue reading Sketching at Chickenshed Theatre

Church Passage in High Barnet, and the Hyde Institute

Church Passage in High Barnet, and the Hyde Institute

I was recently drawing in High Barnet, and focused on a beautiful small Victorian building close to the church and the high street, called the Hyde Institute. I have since become curious as to how the building came about and what the Hyde Institute is – here’s what I’ve found out so far: The Hyde Continue reading Church Passage in High Barnet, and the Hyde Institute

More Winter painting in High Barnet

More Winter painting in High Barnet

Out again in High Barnet painting local scenes. There are always a number of people who come and comment when one paints outdoors and today was no exception: several shoppers, a Japanese student, a local historian and assorted children. I like it. They nearly all offer advice and, what I like most, they often look Continue reading More Winter painting in High Barnet

The Private view at the Framers Gallery

The Private view at the Framers Gallery

The Private View went remarkably well! We had a full house, I saw lots of people, friends, clients, fellow artists, it was a wonderful evening. The food, provided by the Camisa brothers, was fantastic and well received, and the wine didn’t run out! On top of all that, I sold 20 paintings, so I was Continue reading The Private view at the Framers Gallery