I’m still knee-deep in admin, preparation and commission so still very little time to keep up with my daily (hmmm) oil sketches. Bear with me a while longer but I’ll be back in time for those spring flowers.
In the meantime, here’s a little sketch whose mate will be on view at my exhibition ‘The Year at Coton Manor’. It starts on February 1st and runs until April 15th so do pop in and have a looksie if you can.
The Charles Rennie Mackintosh House
78 Derngate, Northampton
A very happy new year to you all! Excuse my prolonged absence but pre-Christmas I was furiously working up to and stewarding two exhibitions, one in Stratford-upon-Avon and one in London. I made lots of sales which allows and encourages me to carry on doing what I love. It meant of course, fewer ‘dailies’ and I’m still not up and running on that front as I’m now gearing up for my next exhibition – phew! It’s my collection of Coton Manor paintings which I’ve been working at all year, painting en-plein air and still-life in the studio. It will be on at the Charles Rennie Mackintosh house, 78 Derngate, Northampton from 1st Feb to mid-April. If you’d like to join me on the private view – please let me know. Below is a little taster.
Other news is that I have workshops coming up and I’m also busy arranging my painting holiday in France where I’d love you to join me. Details of both are on my website https://pennygerman.com/workshops/
When I get back in the studio rather than tearing around to framers and the like, I will post again with my dailies.
Back in the studio after a busy day in London yesterday. The ROI pv was great fun and I caught up with a lot of painter friends and made some new ones. I also sold my painting so was quite chuffed. I was hoping to get to Coton Manor for some painting today but the wind was too strong and would have made it a nightmare. Getting ready now for my next exhibition in Hammersmith which starts next Monday at the Hepsibah gallery along with Lesley Dabson. Here’s a little coffee cup for you. Right, I’m off to turn up the thermostat!
Ok, ok, but they’re gone now. They went in the Christmas cake last night so no more clementines for a while. I’d like to let you know that whilst my exhibition in Stratford-upon-avon is still running until next Thursday, I have another up my sleeve. I’ll be exhibiting at the Hepsibah Gallery in Hammersmith with Lesley Dabson who is a rather marvellous painter of boats, waves and Venice. We’d love to see you so do pop in if you’re in the area. Off to a very soggy Cumbria tomorrow so will touch base next week. Have a lovely weekend.
I haven’t finished with my Clementines yet, oh no, not by a long way. However, to stave off your boredom, here’s a change. There is still time to see my exhibition ‘Still’ (if you pardon the pun) at The Stratford Gallery in Stratford-upon-Avon – running throughout the month. There are larger works there as well as some beautiful ceramics on show.
I’m going to squeeze every last drop out of these clementines so be warned. I have some very exciting news. I’ll be running an oil painting holiday from 8th-15th September 2018 at beautiful Le Somail on the Canal du Midi in France. Details are on my website here https://pennygerman.com/alpha-painting-holidays/ and I’ll be giving a 10% ‘earlybird’ discount if you book before April 1st (bookings taken from January). If you’d like to put your name down or receive any more information, do email me.