Part of the 49/50 Painting Challenge. Find out how it began here. You know the phrase “The devil is in the details? It’s been proving something of a challenge to focus on the detail close up, rather than a view of the building. I’ve had … Continue readingVanishing Buttresses and other trials: 4950 Challenge #14
Part of the 49/50 Painting Challenge. Find out how it began here. Presenting #10 – Wall Street Light painting This week’s painting has been a challenge. Not because it’s been complicated, quite the opposite in fact. This week has been hectic due to family birthdays, … Continue reading4950 Challenge #10 Wall Street Light Painting
Please join me as for my Open Studio event in May. Where I’ll have my latest work on the easel and you can get a preview of the 4950 paintings I’ve completed so far. You might also get a peak at any projects I’m working … Continue readingOpen Studio event Cathy Read Art
Part of the 49/50 Painting Challenge. Find out how it began here. All hands to the Pump, 5 down, 45 to go! Painting number 5 is Gawcott Pump, a charming little feature in Gawcott Out in the villages for this week’s architecture painting. Sadly, there’s … Continue readingAll hands to the Gawcott Pump 4950 Painting #5
The 4950 Painting Challenge continues Find out how it began here. This week my focus for the 4950 Painting Challenge is Buckingham’s Chantry Chapel. Although with a working title of #4 Gate, it’s really been the Chapel Gates. The Chantry Chapel is the original home … Continue readingChantry Chapel Gate – 4950 Painting Challenge.
There’s a long tradition of poetry inspiring art. Finding focus and inspiration early in an art career is challenging. In fact the two needs can lead you into opposite directions. It’s easy to follow whims and do what takes your fancy but the truth is … Continue readingPoetry inspiring Art – finding direction