Artweeks 2019 – exhibiting with my brother PaulRead more
Siblings Jane Tomlinson & Paul Tomlinson will show their paintings together in May for Artweeks 2019, Oxfordshire’s visual arts festival
Vincent van Gogh mutilates his ear – 23 December 1888Read more
On this day in 1888 in Arles in southern France, Vincent van Gogh performed the most infamous act of self-mutilation…
British birds paintings 2018Read more
Painting British birds has been the mainstay of my artistic output in 2018. It’s been a busy year dealing with…
International Women’s DayNo CommentsRead more
Today is International Women’s Day, a day when women all over the world celebrate their achievements. And I’m not just…
The death of Captain James Cook – 14 February 1779No CommentsRead more
“Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.” Whatever…
Guns ‘n’ roses: the murder of Joan Root – 13 January 2006Read more
On this day in 2006, 69-year-old Joan Root lay alone bleeding to death from gunshot wounds at her home on…
Map of Vincent van Gogh – a painting of the places Vincent lived and workedRead more
On this hand-painted map of Vincent, discover where van Gogh lived and worked, and where some of his paintings were created.
Shipping Forecast – great gifts or just treat yourself!Read more
The words “And now the Shipping Forecast, issued by the Met Office on behalf of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency…” mean something magical to so many of us. And sometimes having art on your walls just isn’t enough… so Jane just had to make it the centrepiece of her new venture into offering beautiful and useful items for the home.
How to make paper mache birdsRead more
The paper mache birds I’ve been making this year are more ‘folk art’ than ‘fine art’. People have asked me how I make them. There’s no precise recipe, I’m afraid, but this is roughly how I do it.
The suicide of Vincent van Gogh – 29 July 1890No CommentsRead more
On 27 July 1890, Vincent van Gogh, an unkempt, unknown 37-year-old Dutchman, walked out of his lodgings in the village…
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