Country Fair sketch

Last week I had a gazebo showing my work at the Hotham Park Country Fair. I was asked to ‘demonstrate’ so there was nothing for it but get out a large sheet of pastel paper and have a go at representing the scene opposite which was the Lions tea and beer tent. I have called…

Country Fair caper

I have  spent the weekend at the Hotham Park Country Fair  showing my work as Artist in Residence for the Park and demonstrating painting and pastels in a gazebo. There were a couple of showers on the first day which made things even more interesting but Sunday was a glorious shower free day. There were…

Hotham Park Country Fair

Tomorrow and on Sunday as Artist in Residence for Hotham Park I will have a stall at this annual event. The idea is to display my work and give interesting painting and pastel demonstrations for passers by, so wish me luck with that as I will be in a gazebo with an open front and…

Autumn daze

I went to the park today armed with a new drawing pad and pastels. I will post the sketch I did another time but the stars of today’s show were definitely these teasels and  Michaelmas daisies. The sun was warm and the Park seemed in a daze, or was it me? ?

Up to the eyeballs in paint at the Park

Second day of Hotham Park Country Fair. Today I became the demon paint squirter as I dished out paint to 40+ children who came to the tent to slosh paint around. Between squirting  there was washing palettes in a bucket, filling and emptying water pots from a clean bucket, emptying said bucket, giving advice to…