Tag Archives: Viv Martin

Tales of the riverbank

We spent last Christmas floating down the Danube. Last year I had made a series of prints from my drawings of the Rhine riverbanks, which used some of the reflections on windows and water as part of the image. This … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2016

A New Year at last! In 2016 we had Christmas floating down the Rhine and instead of our usual morning champagne on Worthing beach, we drank a toast to all our relatives and friends in different corners of the world and shared … Continue reading

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New Florence Prints

We’ve just spent a few weeks in Florence again, making monotypes in a printmaking workshop with Ron Pokrasso and a group of printmakers from the USA and other countries. I’ve returned with fifteen prints, some almost finished but many with … Continue reading

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From Experience to Art

A while ago (May 2015) I posted some of the watercolours that I made in Greece in spring this year. I’d intended to leave some ‘digesting’ time before I tried to work from the ideas that emerged from that trip. There … Continue reading

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Getting Focused

My art ideas come so directly from my experience that I sometimes find it very difficult to focus on one project when something else throws up possibilities. We’ve been in France for the last two weeks, Brittany and right by … Continue reading

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