Author archive for Jane Tomlinson

  • Nov242016
    British Rock Music painting

    Painting British Rock Music

    My British Rock Music painting is pure Pop Art! My life has always been accompanied by music, much of it…

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  • Nov072016

    Robert FitzRoy: Captain Fantastic

    Everyone knows what a weather forecast is, most people have heard of Charles Darwin’s Voyage of HMS Beagle, and most British people have heard of the shipping forecast. So it’s very sad to think that more people don’t know about Robert FitzRoy who made all these things possible.

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  • Sep172016
    Shipping forecast painting in progress

    How I made my painting of the shipping forecast

    Discover how I made my painting of the UK shipping forecast, ‘Attention All Shipping’ in this blog which includes lots of photos of the work in progress.

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  • Sep092016
    Photo of Jane collecting her award

    Shipping forecast wins award!

    To my utter surprise and delight, my shipping forecast painting, ‘Attention All Shipping’ has won a British Cartographic Society award!

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  • Aug212016
    Eynsham tea towel

    The Eynsham tea towel

    A 100% cotton souvenir tea towel of Eynsham, a beautiful village in west Oxfordshire, designed in Eynsham and made in Britain.

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  • Aug112016

    The death of Jane Digby – 11 August 1881

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    Here’s a bodice-ripping love story of sex and adventure: the story of Jane Elizabeth Digby, Lady Ellenborough. She died on…

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  • Jul132016
    Frida Kahlo

    The death of Frida Kahlo – 13 July 1954

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    “They thought I was a Surrealist, but I wasn’t. I never painted dreams. I painted my own reality.”

    Artist Frida Kahlo was born in 1907, the daughter of Hungarian Jewish father and indigenous Mexican mother….

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  • Mar222016

    The Starling Variations

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    The starling is such an overlooked little bird, often regarded as quite unremarkable, but I think they're marvellous. I have…

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  • Mar082016
    International Women's Day

    International Women’s Day

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    Today is International Women’s Day, a day when women all over the world celebrate their achievements. And I’m not just…

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  • Mar042016

    Artweeks in Eynsham 2016

    Find out which artists are taking part in Artweeks – Oxfordshire’s visual arts festival – in Eynsham this May.

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