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  • Lilac on Pigeon House Lane

    The Arrival of Spring on Pigeon House Lane

    Watching spring arrive on Pigeon House Lane during lockdown has been an inspiration. View Jane’s paintings from April and May 2020.

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  • Artweeks 2020 – online exhibition by Jane Tomlinson

    Online exhibition! My Artweeks show 2020 has been cancelled, but right here is everything (and more!) that you would have seen at my exhibition. I hope you enjoy it.

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  • The Green Man's Hat

    Painting the Green Man

    The Green Man is an ancient woodland deity, a subject that artist Jane Tomlinson returns to. Read about Jane’s recent paintings of the Green Man, see his fantastic hat and his revolutionary message!

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  • Meadow brown hares - painting by Jane Tomlinson

    Meadow Brown Hares

    Read more about Jane’s paintings of brown hares running through meadows of wildflowers…

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  • Counties of Southern England map

    Counties of southern England – a hand-painted map

    Counties of southern England is a hand-painted map, showing the home counties, East Anglia, the south Midlands, the south east and as far west as Somerset. Discover what’s shown in each county.

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  • Buy a digital file – and print an image yourself

    Buy a digital image of one of my paintings for one-off, personal or domestic use & have it printed in a format and size of your choice.

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  • Best of British - a painting of 50 things to love about Britain

    50 things to love about Britain – The “Best of British” in a painting

    What is the point of being an artist if I can’t express how I feel? The only thing I can do in the face of the sadness, frustration, anger, embarrassment, and the sheer terror I feel about Brexit is to paint.

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  • Brexit Forecast

    Brexit Forecast

    What is the point of being an artist if I can’t express how I feel? The only thing I can do in the face of the sadness, frustration, anger, embarrassment, and the sheer terror I feel about Brexit is to paint.

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  • Painting the magic of the Uffington White Horse

    The Uffington White Horse is a place of great significance to so many people, living and dead, an extraordinary place that combines two things I love: nature and history. No wonder I have tried to paint its glorious magic so many times!

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  • British rivers - detail of England from a painting by Jane Tomlinson

    British Rivers painting – a fisherman’s map

    Read about my new painting of British Rivers – a fisherman’s map – featuring 35 rivers and 20 of the British Isles’ fish species.

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  • Out in All Weathers

    Out in All Weathers – a painting of the seasons

    'Out in all weathers' is a painting of the changing seasons, their typical weather conditions and the circle of life.

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  • Artists Jane Tomlinson and Paul Tomlinson

    Artweeks 2019 – exhibiting with my brother Paul

    Siblings Jane Tomlinson & Paul Tomlinson will show their paintings together in May for Artweeks 2019, Oxfordshire’s visual arts festival

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  • Vincent van Gogh mutilates his ear – 23 December 1888

    On this day in 1888 in Arles in southern France, Vincent van Gogh performed the most infamous act of self-mutilation in art history. He cut off most of his left ear. From that point on, the world pointed, laughed and called him mad. The ear-slashing episode followed his most frantic period of creative activity. For during 1888 he made some

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  • International Women's Day

    International Women’s Day

    Today is International Women’s Day, a day when women all over the world celebrate their achievements. And I’m not just talking about women becoming prime ministers or astronauts. No, I mean the really big stuff like the 67-year-old-woman from Yorkshire who, after years of abuse, says ‘no’ to her husband. Or the girl in Cornwall, just come out of social

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  • The death of Captain James Cook – 14 February 1779

    “Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.” Whatever you may think about British colonial expansion, its impact and subsequent noxious effects, you have to admire the bravery, spirit and ambition of farm labourer’s son Captain James Cook. When he sailed away from Blighty in the 18th century it

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  • Guns ‘n’ roses: the murder of Joan Root – 13 January 2006

    On this day in 2006, 69-year-old Joan Root lay alone bleeding to death from gunshot wounds at her home on the shores of Lake Naivasha in Kenya. Whodunnit? Who cut down this Kenyan-born English rose? And why? As a young woman, Joan was shy and quiet, but spirited, fearless and utterly enchanted by Africa. In 1961 she married Alan Root

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