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  • Mar202019
    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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  • May032019

    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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  • Jan282019
    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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  • Mar102019
    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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  • May022019
    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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  • Dec232018

    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…

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  • Nov172018
    British finches

    British birds paintings 2018

    Painting British birds has been the mainstay of my artistic output in 2018. It’s been a busy year dealing with…

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  • Nov262017
    The Life and Works of Vincent van Gogh

    Map of Vincent van Gogh – a painting of the places Vincent lived and worked

    On this hand-painted map of Vincent, discover where van Gogh lived and worked, and where some of his paintings were created.

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  • Sep192017
    Shipping Forecast products

    Shipping Forecast – great gifts or just treat yourself!

    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.

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  • Sep122017
    Paper mache birds by Jane Tomlinson

    How to make paper mache birds

    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.

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