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The Church of the Saviour, Hermitage, houses some spectacular mosaics.  The style of the building is rather unusual and echoes medieval Russian architecture.

St-Petersburg

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There’s a new page on the block – mainly for watercolour newcomers…….

Easel

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Light, even if cold, is fine for February!

Light-of-day

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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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It’s a lovely park which adjoins Hampstead Heath – but is so different in character. There’s a small zoo, an enclosure for fallow deer and formal gardens. The cafe is welcoming and in all it’s a good place to walk and sketch, especially when the sky is so blue……….

Golder's-Hill-Park-view-ove

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Now preparing for the annual exhibition. Some likely candidates:

Two local views and two from further afield………

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Lots of outdoor work. A successful day last Saturday in Pond Square with non-stop visitors to our stall.

Pond-Square-corner

This coming weekend the paintings will visit the Hampstead School of Art marquee by Whitestone Pond. On the second weekend of July we’ll be ‘Painting Out Highgate’ and hopefully selling some pieces to support Lauderdale House and in honour of 5o years of the Highgate Society.

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