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     I had fully intended to paint my village church, using acrylic.  Bear in mind that the only training I have ever had for art was at school in the 1980’s!  At the last meeting of the little art group, created with friends, earlier this month, I painted what was to be the background wash (is that even what you call it when using acrylic?) and I was pleased with how… Read More

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     Back in May, 2019, there was an impromptu gathering of three of us who just happen to be part of our new art and crafts group; The Art Shack.  One of us, Tina, is an established artist while two of us are more hobby artists.  Following the wonderful meal that Tina made, and a glass of wine or three, we set about making sheets of paper! (My cousin, Debbie, and… Read More

     Our little collective of an art group met again in September.  We have a name.  A year or so ago, I created an online art group, on Facebook, for friends and I.  I called it The Art Shack and we have been adding in little bits of art here and there and we have been posting about art, crafts and events.  It has been nice.  It wasn’t really a very… Read More