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Margaret Shaw Artwork

Highlands Edit

Got some wonderful shots on my visit to the Highlands in May

13/07/2019

Flower Editing

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On this damp morning have been editing some flower photos taken over the last few weeks.  Took me awhile to find out that the spikey flowers are Sea Holly.

09/07/2019

Works in Progress at drawing stage

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Now I’ve left my busy June behind I’m hoping that in July I can get on with a few artworks I have on the go.  3 brought to the drawing stage ready for transfer to  canvas and board for the acrylic paint.
Higland Light 4    Squalling    Sunset Sea Grassses

05/07/2019

Racing along the Riverbank

Completed my latest artwork “Racing along the Riverbank”.  Worked over several weeks at several locations and with a complete head removal at one point, you can see the work in progress here.

02/07/2019

Picturing Kirkby Stephen

On Saturday I took part in the first Picturing Kirkby Stephen competition.  Had a good day with great company ( even if a little stressful when one of the pictures in my triptych went wrong and I had to have a quick re-think ).  As one of the organisers found it quite hard to do my thing whist ensuring that everyone else was OK doing theirs.  However quite pleased with what I created under the circumstances.  Today hung the exhibition in the Parish Church with people buying artworks before we’d finished hanging.  Well worth a look if you’re in the area and a in very interesting and historic church

01/07/2019

Moody Blues 2

Moody Blues 2 is finished and will be framed as soon as the wood arrives to make a floating frame ( wrong wood was delivered ).  In the meantime it’s for sale and can be bought pending frame.  Here’s the piece in progress.

25/06/2019

Moody Blues 2 in progress

Had some painting time yesterday so got back to work on Moody Blues 2 as I’d like to take this and its sister painting Moody Blues 1 to Prom Art on Sunday 30th June.

21/06/2019

Gt Musgrave photos

Some photos from days 1 – 4 during the EVAN art trail at Gt Musgrave.  Day 5 saw me at Taint Modern ( editing the photos ) Now having a couple of days off before going back to Gt Musgrave for the last 2 days of the art trail with Liz on Saturday22nd and Sunday 23rd

20/06/2019

EVAN Art Trail

All set up for the EVAN Art Trail - info and brochure:
http://www.edenvalleyartisticnetwork.co.uk/news-and-events
 

14/06/2019

Swans Sail to a new home

My Sizergh swans left the EVAN gallery in Penrith this week.  The buyer loved the painting but hated the frame.  So I have to say thanks to Sarah Reid for help in providing and doing a quick re-frame.  Maybe I should think of having a notice - frames can be changed.

14/06/2019