Reason for not blogging for the last four months ? ………… Preparing for ‘Mainly Coastal’ my first exhibition at the Salthouse Gallery, Norway Square, St. Ives, Cornwall. I’ve been painting, framing, organising and fretting!! And here I am in St Ives, having a week of calm staying by the beach, before we set it allContinue reading “My first exhibition”
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Oh well, at least we’re nearly halfway through February ! January was a bit of a struggle, and although I am not a manicaly social person I am missing having the choice of where to go or what do do. I think we all need to feel the warmth of the sun on our backsContinue reading “February Blues”
Christmas wrappings, a poorly Chicken and a “pome“
There it was gone !! another Christmas hits the dust. A very quiet one for most of us and hopefully a happy and healthy one. I love wrapping presents and making stuff with glitter and bits of material, here are some of my wrappings, home made cards and the Tree Watching the last sunset ofContinue reading “Christmas wrappings, a poorly Chicken and a “pome“”
Christmas cards galore !!!
Having a wonderful time ! I’ve painted nearly 50 cards trying all sorts of different effects, Maureen keeps me company most afternoons and has a little doze in the warmth after ferreting about in the mud and slush Christmas wrappings, a poorly Chicken and a “pome“ There it was gone !! another Christmas hits theContinue reading “Christmas cards galore !!!”
Another lockdown nearly finished, well sort of !……………………. I’m spending most of my time in the studio. I decided to handpaint all of my Christmas cards as my printer has given up on me, hopefull they will be beautiful simple splashes of colour ! I am trying to finsh off all the paintings I’ve startedContinue reading “At home”
Padstow, St. Ives, Beer and St Ives
2 blogs in one, so its rather long !………September and October have been my holiday months, visiting Padstow, St.Ives, Dawlish, Beer, Devon, then St. Ives again! mainly painting, a bit of walking; wine, gin, oysters and champagne from the fresh fish stall on St.Ives harbour and fish and chips from “Chip Ahoy” in Padstow !Continue reading “Padstow, St. Ives, Beer and St Ives”
My brushes are out and there’s a lot of colour in the world!
At last I have some small acrylic paintings for you to enjoy, I hope you like my work. …………..Prices start at £25 for the mini canvases (12x16cm) up to £80 for the deep edge canvases . The largest size in this group is 30cm x 40cm, prices include postage……. commissions happily accepted. The first eightContinue reading “My brushes are out and there’s a lot of colour in the world!”
Brush strokes and jottings
24th March 2020…..and the start of lock down……………. Gosh, my first ever website! And blog;…..how exciting. Not quite sure what to say! Well; my name is Chris Thompson, I live in the beautiful Herefordshire countryside, have a lovely bespoke studio at the bottom of the garden, with amazing views of the hills and Welsh mountainsContinue reading “Brush strokes and jottings”