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Jolly Fabric Bunting Tutorial

Its a bit of an English tradition to break out the bunting for a happy occasion, so why not make your own in fabric as a keepsake? A jolly fabric bunting tutorial with lettering that you can use for a nursery or display on the mantelpiece to celebrate a holiday or changing seasons!

Getty manuscript example

St Patrick & Ancient Inspiration

I have always been fascinated by medieval illuminated manuscripts not just for the amazing painted miniatures and flourishes but also for the …

Oil on canvas

Disposable

Found objects diorama as still life, oil on canvas.

Art(uro)'s Not Dead art show

Art(uro)’s Not Dead Gallery Show

Last night was the opening of a pop-up art show in Downtown LA at Hatakayama Gallery featuring work by myself and nine other LA based artists.

After Pietro Cipriani, 'Dancing Faun'

Getty Sketchbook

During down time at the Getty I like sketching in the galleries. As well as pursuing  a long tradition of sketching from …

My 'extreme expression' character studies

Messerschmidt’s Emotional Extremes

With a focus on ‘extreme expression’ in this two-day studio workshop we took our inspiration from the excellent Messerschmidt and Modernity exhibition …

Cacti view

Views from the Getty

This summer I was selected as a Gallery docent at the Getty Center. It has been such a great experience going through training, meeting such wonderful people and getting to know the artwork in more depth.

Dia de los Muertos, Los Angeles

Dia de los Muertos

I returned to one of my favorite events here in LA, the Day of the Dead festival held in the impressive surroundings …

Postcard

Samba Night!

Print work for a monthly Samba night in Venice Beach, California.