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It’s a fish that looks like an equine creature. The name hippokampos actually suggests it as a sea monster. Not sure it looks that scary, though. Like the fact that the male carries the eggs and that the young emerge fully formed.

Sea-Horse

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One or two scallops?

Seaworld

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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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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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This decorative plant is a type of sunflower – using a limited palette it almost looks as if it is on fire….

Cardoon

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

Easel

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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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