Here are some art suppliers for you to delve into - for your own continuing voyage of discovery. Be aware[...]
Our virtual painting holidays have hit the international press. We are thrilled with The Guardian feature on Art Safari, which shows how much sketching and painting can mean to us, especially during these difficult lockdown months. I was delighted to have a newbie in the[...]
Most of you have been busy zooming for ages! But in case you haven’t here’s a quick lesson on how to use Zoom for the first time… Zoom is a video-conferencing app that enables you to connect with people over the internet. You are able[...]
Join Art Safari tutor Vicki Norman on a virtual holiday in magnificent Morocco! 12, 13, 14 August VIRTUAL HOLIDAY on Zoom. We’ll spend four wonderful days painting the ancient alleyways of the colourful medina, the grandeur of the Atlas mountains and the vast desert valleys[...]
How about this for an exciting idea – The Art Safari Cookbook!! Yes, we're writing a cookbook – featuring all the countries we’ve been to – with drawings, photos, stories and recipes! That’s 7 continents of food and art!!! It’s going to be fun, informative,[...]
Corona has turned my life upside down. It was a roller-coaster of emotion when everything first ground to a halt. We had to unpick sooo many plans. Three tours had just come to an end, and thankfully most of our guests were back in their[...]
I’ve embarked on a year-long project with other Gloucestershire artists to document a particular nearby spot or object. I’ve chosen the only tree in my garden (a silver birch) which I’m recording in many different ways in the form of a concertina book. My monthly[...]
Here in Shropshire I’m spending lockdown delivering my workshops live online and creating bite-size lessons for you to stream at home - it’s so exciting! So far I have recorded lessons to help build skills in drawing, brushwork, values, colour and various other painting methods[...]
Here in Worcestershire I have been working back through reference sketches and images from my Art Safari to Zambia last year. It is amazing how evocative the memory of a place and time becomes when viewed through sketches, it's almost like being there all over[...]
I am keeping myself busy in Zambia during this time painting although its taken me a while to get round to doing anything as my head's been all over the place since January. I've been down to the Lower Zambezi a couple of times, I[...]
We were due to be in the Galapagos in May 2020, but the corona virus made travel and tourism seem frivolous as well as impossible.
We have rescheduled our Galapagos 2020 tour to next year: Darwin’s Islands July 2021.
There are still spaces to join this small group to the most interesting archipelago in the world.
I swam right over these rays… and painted them later from memory.
See stories and pictures from what we’re up at the moment.