A Very Important Commission

I’ve painted plenty of commissions in my time, but when my wife asks for a painting, it’s top priority! Here’s a glimpse of what’s been happening on my easel during the past couple of weeks. It’s taking a while, but it’s a labour of love… And here’s the final piece! ‘It’s called ‘Tea for Two’.


I bought some new pencils and watercolours this week. Felt like Christmas coming early! The school break has allowed me to do plenty of drawing rather than teach it, so here are some of the fruits of my labour… http://www.etsy.com/shop/JamesDonovanArt

Attic Gallery – last chance to view

My exhibition at Attic Gallery (www.atticgallery.co.uk) ends this Saturday, but it’s onwards and upwards over the next few weeks. I’ve got three shows lined up this winter, one of which is at an exciting new gallery that will open in Cardiff, so I’m still painting a lot (when I’m not marking kids’ sketchbooks). I’ll beContinue reading “Attic Gallery – last chance to view”