Written by Paul

My written work consists of thoughts of my past that shaped who I am, advice for others to take into the future and helpful video tips to help you with today.

April 21, 2022

Painters trip to Catania Sicily

Thoroughly enjoyed our recent trip to #Catania #Sicily. Re scheduled 4 times because of CoVid I finally got there along…

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January 31, 2022

The anticipation of Spring and the joy of painting flowers again

“The anticipation of spring and the joy of painting flowers again” It has now just turned February. A relatively warm…

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January 24, 2022


“Oh to be a beginner! Calligraphy the next big challenge!” Those of you who have read my blogs, articles and…

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November 05, 2020

Themes and Vignettes

Themes and Vignettes Vignette: A brief evocative description account or episode A small illustration which fades into its background Short…

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October 12, 2020

Sumi E Black to Black

A Japanese experience Traditional origins. I have always been fascinated by deep dark images like those of Goya’s war etchings…

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September 25, 2020

Watercolour brushes D.I.Y

Mark Making For me the brush is all. I am able to buy many types of brushes that are able…

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September 14, 2020

Tsukimi – Moon viewing- Japan

It was this time last year that I had the pleasure of sharing the moon viewing experience with Tina and…

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September 04, 2020

“Starting to paint” An introduction

I don’t remember starting to paint; it seems like I have always painted. I was born to the sound of…

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August 25, 2020

Drawing the Japanese experience

Going to Japan had been on my bucket list for years. It did not disappoint. I had always been inspired…

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August 25, 2020


Prague is a drawing paradise I am fortunate to regularly visit the capital city of the Czech Republic Prague, or…

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