Archive for the ‘Highgate Watercolour group’ Category

Adapted from a plate from British History Online this sketch shows Pond Square with Moreton House and  15 South Grove, this shows how the square once may have looked. The village was then even more typical with pond(s), pubs and churches. Painted as part of an ongoing project.

Pond-Sq-with-pond

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Looking forward to the Fair on The Square where we have a stall. Preparations are in hand to produce small paintings in mounts and cards for sale. Great fun!

the first rose of summerRoses from the garden

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Ed brought in a lovely ‘traditional’ still life. A little like Mma Ramotswe in the McCall novels, it was big and bold? The twist was that he also provided images of Samuel Peploe’s striking works. (A little way to go ! )

Still-life-with-blue-vase-a

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Still life at 10A today – decided to do a composite with the crab and scallop……

 

Crustacea

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The annual exhibition is an exciting time. It’s now up and running and can’t wait for the Private View…..The Ham & High has given us a good write up, under a section called the Highgate Colourists.

Ham & High 25th Oct 2018

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Someone brought along a cute cyclamen this week – interesting shapes and textures, though no botanical realism.

Cyclamen

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A still life collection today inspired in part by the setter’s visit to the Matisse exhibition at the RA. The other group of objects contained Fatsia Japonica cuttings with wonderful glossy palmate leaves. If only the light had remained constant…….

Fatsia-Japonica

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