Sue Ford

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Nature’s World will be moving to new venue on Monday 1st October 2012

| Classes

Just to let you know that the Monday class will be moving to Newham Grange Country Farm, at Coulby Newham, not far from the large Tesco Superstore. The venue offers excellent facilities, heating, comfy seats, sink and coffee/tea making facilities. Cafe downstairs for drinks and food, or bring a packed lunch. I’m sure you will […]


Sky Arts at South Gare Redcar

| Visits

Went to see the heat of Landscape Art of the Year would of liked to have taken part, unfortunately had to work, the weather was good for a change, it can be cold and windy down there. it will be on Sky later this year


SAA (Teaching Art)

| News

On February 6, I was invited to attend the SAA offices in Newark and be filmed for a web clip. There were 6 professional artists, including myself. During the day we had a tour of the warehouse, an Aladdin’s cave of art materials, followed by a practice session to camera. Then after a lovely lunch and […]


Delmont Hotel Painting Holiday in Scarborough 2013

| News

I would like to thank the students who attended the Delmont holiday, January 28- Feb 2, 2013, I was very pleased with everyone’s work and kind comments and hope to see you all again next year. Here’s a lovely testimonial from Christine, she came all the way from Guernsey Just emailing to say that I really […]


Fundraising for Asbestos related illnesses

| News

I have donated this original picture of the Eastgate Clock, Chester, to The Cheshire Asbestos Victims Support Group (CAVSG) for their fund raising. Also in appreciation of the help given by the Group to my partner John Thistlewood. RAFFLE To help with their funds we have decided to raffle the picture (collage) . This will take the […]


Cloverleaf Paint Box

| Equipment

Cloverleaf paint box I have recently acquired a compact versatile paint box. Ideal for taking on painting trips and holidays abroad, it’s made by Cloverleaf and designed by a painting artist friend called Barry Herniman. Approx size when closed  4.5 ” x 4.5″ x 1.25 ”   (115mm x 15mm x 30mm) Made from durable white plastic Lightweight […]


Nature’s World Art Class – Monday 17 September 2012

| Classes, Demos

We started back today, with a watercolour painting of flowers in vase with a book, here’s the finished picture. Method of working: Step 1: I started with a light drawing using a 2B pencil on 300lb (600gms) Saunders Waterford not paper. Step 2: I masked out the white flowers, Step 3: Next I mixed my colour […]


I have just returned from a cruise teaching watercolours on Queen Victoria

| News

Queen Victoria cruise – 22 November to 13 December 2012 I have just returned from a 21 day cruise on Cunard’s Queen Victoria. The cruise was featured as “Wonders of the Ancient World” round the Mediterranean and involved ports of call at Vigo, Palma, Valetta, Piraeus, Olympia and Malaga. Unfortunately planned stops at Rhodes (bad […]


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