The Inner Critics by Heather Tobias

Heather Tobias in conversation with Colin Ruffell.

Heather Tobias in conversation with Colin Ruffell. Introducing Skylark artist Heather Tobias. You may already know Heather Tobias as an established film and TV actress whose...
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LEONARDO DA VINCI

LEONARDO DA VINCI Leonardo da Vinci is probably the world’s most famous artist. But the surprising fact is that Wikepedia tells us that the world...
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Japanese Ink Painting.

Talia LeHavi on Japanese Ink Painting. A fellow artist at Skylark Galleries in London is Talia LeHavi who has been working with traditional Japanese ink...
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The Scottish Colourists

The Scottish Colourists More than a year ago I set myself a future programme of blogs. The schedule called for one new blog a week....
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Gulley Jimson

Gulley Jimson is a fictional artist created by Joyce Cary in his 1944 book ‘The Horse’s Mouth’. Memorably, ‘Lust for Life’ a landmark film starring...
'Colours of London' by Colin Ruffell

Just as Famous One Year Later

Just as Famous One Year Later Time goes by … am I just as famous one year later? A year ago I wrote a blog here that was...
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Many years later…

Many years later… These two photographs show my daughter and myself on a couple of occasions while exhibiting our art together. CR and SR 1968 CR...
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Red Shoes

Red Shoes From an article in ‘Art Business Today’  magazine. I found this old article and thought that I would share it again. How times...
FAMILY

Art is a family thing.

Art is a family thing. This post was written to coincide with an up-coming publication of a feature article in Art and Framing Today magazine. I was...
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That cat again.

That cat again. We have noticed that one of my most popular blogs this year was the one that I wrote about a black cat....

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