Princess Ena of Battenberg by Betty Jeffery

This miniature was painted from an old, battered black and white postcard that I found of the young Princess Victoria Eugenie Julia ‘Ena”, granddaughter of Queen Victoria. She was soon to marry the young King of Spain at just nineteen years of age Her future husband...

SOMETHING TO GIVE YOU SOME INSPIRATION

Thanks to Sandra T for sharing some HINTS AND IDEAS: Very fine stippling strokes will help smooth patchy shading in portraits. (This one was taken from a VGCP newsletter from 1974.) My addition for this is, I often take a photo on my phone of the piece I am painting...

Play Time by Denise Jones

As we do not have our Show and Tell at present, I thought I would write an article with a difference. Getting ready for a workshop that I was going to do at Judy Seymour’s Studio this year, I love to play with ideas and subjects and I find the internet a fantastic...