The Isle of Portland from Redcliff Point

14 December 2022 By ian

Redcliff Point is part of the southern coast of the Isle of Purbeck, on both the Jurassic Coast and the South West Coast Path. My step-son, Ollie, and I had gone for a long walk along the cliff tops a few days after Christmas Day last year and decided on the way back to take […]

Making Our Mark exhibition

7 December 2022 By ian

Making Our Mark is the second exhibition put on this year by Art in Poundbury at the quite fantastic Jubilee Hall in Dorchester, Dorset. I have two of my Reeds pictures there, and did a really fun ‘Meet the Artist’ session on Monday morning (which I very much failed to publicise properly), but much more […]

Art4Action Christmas Charity Auction

2 December 2022 By ian

Art4Action is a charity that sells work online and at art fairs with the aim of donating at least 25% of all sales to Dorset charities. It’s run by a husband and wife team (Malcolm and Julie) with help from their children Sophie and Matthew. They don’t take anything from it themselves despite it taking […]

Society of Graphic Fine Art

30 November 2022 By ian

I’m excited and proud to have been made an associate member of the Society of Graphic Fine Art. This is how the Society describes itself: Founded in 1919, the Society of Graphic Fine Art exists to promote and exhibit original works of high quality in colour or black and white, with the emphasis on excellence […]

Memories Exhibition

12 November 2022 By ian

I’ve got quite a busy autumn coming up with two exhibitions, an online auction and quite a lot of actual drawing to do too. The first of the exhibitions is a really wonderful one in the Sou’-Sou’-West Gallery at the beautiful Symmondsbury Estate, near to Bridport in west Dorset. The setting itself is gorgeous with […]