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Understanding Acrylics

This is a day course to take you through simple steps to painting with acrylics. You will learn how to start and make best use

Residential places remaining

Hi Here is some information about an upcoming art residential in Arncliffe in Littondale. I have a few places left due to cancellations. It is a

York Open Studios

I am pleased to be exhibiting as part of the York Open Studios event this year. It has been a couple of years since hosting

Building blocks to drawing course

Building blocks to drawing with Phil ReynoldsThis course provides a pathway for beginners, and an opportunity to refresh existing skills for others.I believe all artwork

An online zoom class run from Phil's studio

Zoom art and wellbeing

There is plenty of evidence that practicing art and being involved socially in groups is good for well-being and I am pleased to be able

Black and white photo of a rolling field with trees in Ryedale

Research in Ryedale

Wednesday was an art development day in Ryedale. This is the countryside that is taking my focus at present and particularly the working landscape rather

view of the Howardian Hills from Nunnington Galleries

Guest artist at Nunnington Galleries

I spent a lovely day painting with fellow artists Patrick and Russell at Nunnington in the Howardian Hills. The owners of Nunnington Galleries Kevin and

Zoom in Lockdown

I am restarting writing a regular blog to let people know what I’m doing at this time. As with most people I have had to

Images emerging

I am doing some drawings in charcoal that come to a natural finish and I am completely happy with the unfinished nature of them (even

Picture in situ

Into the Mist This was purchased by a class member. I enjoyed working on the softness of the mist. It takes a little work with

York Open Studios

I had a very successful York Open Studios. The footfall was pretty low but those that did come there were plenty who were looking to

Revisiting Terrington view

A few weeks ago the weather was perfect and I managed to persuade fellow artist Patrick Smith to join me on a painting trip. 21