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  1. Due to unforeseen circumstances I will no longer be able to take part in Dorset Arts Weeks however I will be continuing to run my intensive encaustic painting workshops and photo-encaustic classes throughout spring and summer 2018 .  If you would like to book a workshop please fill in the contact page from the website and I will reply as soon as possible.  If you would like to visit my studio/workshop please contact me to arrange a convenient time.  I am now offering exclusive one on one workshops covering encaustic wax, mixed media and photo-encaustic over a three days period - if you would like to book demonstrations for your art group or charity events please contact me.  

  2. I left the UK in early December to continue my travels & to explore the parts of Australia I hadn't had time to visit before, it was a fantastic journey and with it I bought back many happy memories.   I am now back working in my Studio and due to demand will continue with encaustic workshops/classes until the end of 2018, new Spring workshops will begin from my old Studio, I am busy trying to build a new Studio but this takes time and weather permitting!.  I am also hoping to be settled... at last.... in a new fully equipped Studio where I am able to run larger groups for both local artists and those who travel here from around the world!.

    If you would like to join me in the Studio and learn something new or perhaps you are already an artist wishing to use an ancient technique to enhance your current work.

    I have had several artist contact me just recently who would also like to take a second day encaustic painting workshop to learn the wonderful techniques with Photo-Encaustic, using your own images you can enlighten and enhance your work using digital images, coloured pigments and mixed media. Please check out my review from the lovely Steve Birch, Photographer.  Please mention  2- day Intensive Encaustic & Mixed Media/photo-encaustic when making an inquiry.

    Wishing you all a very creative year - Happy Painting!.


  3. A day in my studio to work on your own projects with access to all equipment and tools including waxes and collage material.  Bring your own boards or available to purchase.  Limited to 4 peoe Mainly for local people as these drop in sessions are flexible and will be run throughtout the year by special request.  Come and be inspired and enjoy sharing your time with like minded people. Please email or telephone 01297 444455 Cost per person £55 for 2.5 hrs Full day bookings can be arranged on request.  Based along the Jurassic coast a mile from beautiful Lyme Regis, Dorset.  I will be available for any advice or to help with techniques during your time here at the studio. ????

  4. Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas full of joy, just to confirm that I am now taking bookings for new Encaustic Mixed Media workshops running from April onwards all places for February and March are now booked, if you are looking to try something new for Spring and want to get creative then this is the medium for you.  Lusciuos bees wax melted then fused onto birch wood panels to create a wonderful piece of artwork combining mixed media such as graphite and charcoal, pigments and collage or why not combine your digital images and embed them into wax, enhance your photographic images using coloured pigments, such a versatile medium with endless possibilities.

    Please email or telephone 01297 444455


    Visits to my studio by appointment only please.

    I look forward to hearing from you . 


  5. Why not join me in the Studio for some hot wax painting - learn a new skilll and master the techniques of working with bees wax and coloured pigments, learn how to incise and embed into the wax using various heat tools - working in a contemporary style creating seascapes and abstract landscapes.  Learn how to incorporate mixed media using charcoal, ink, graphite and rust!.  I will also be offering a two day Intensive workshop where you will be able to explore and experiment with photo-encaustic, print making, collage and organic materials, join me on the second day visiting the Jurassic coast where we will be inspired by the natural world - take in the sea air and collect items of interest to use within your art work, if you are a keen photographer you will be able to take photographs which can then be combined with encaustic!.  For further information on all my workshops please email or telephone 07714196584.


  6. Just to confirm that I have been receiving many enquiries for encaustic wax workshops and also my photo-encaustic if you would like further information relating to these classes please feel free to contact me on 07714196584  

    I am inspired by the Jurassic coastline of Devon/Dorset where I live, I am also a keen traveller this year my work has been influenced by my recent trip to Iceland and later this year I will be travelling to Australia where I am sure I will be gathering inspiration for my next project.  I am a keen photographer and work from both sketch books, memory and images which I have collected from my journeys of exploration.

    Untitled Photo-EncausticIMG_1710EncausticWax300DB1DB Jurassic Encaustic

    If you would like to know more about my work or would like to discuss my process please contact me, I also work to commission and most happy to discuss your requirements for both private or commercial collections -