Lizintheshed's blog

Shed working and painting

About Lizintheshed…….

2010: I write. That’s what I do.  I write in a pokey little room at the front of the house.  People drive past and wave.  I watch the tractors.  I fall over the piles of paper on the floor.  I need more space.  So I am a woman in search of a shed.

2012: I write. I paint. I live in my shed. I don’t blog – 2 years/4 posts. I will blog. It won’t be about getting a shed. It will be about words and pictures. Watch this space!

2015: I paint. I write. I blog more regularly. I tweet. I facebook. I get distracted. I am meant to be painting.

2019: I paint, I teach, I write. I Instagram, I Facebook, I tweet (occasionally). I’m not in the shed much, because I’ve take over the conservatory too – ha, ha, ha.

2020: Hmmm, global pandemic, didn’t see that coming. So back in the shed and Zooming around the world. Set-up online courses at https://lizchadertonstudio.co.uk. Selling via Facebook and seeing how the new world is looking

Experimenting with gold leaf

I started the year with this painting of a jay, which had been living in my head for a few...

by Liz12/01/2021 No Comments
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Providing a diversion – beginners’ watercolour course

Here we are in the middle of the third lockdown (if you are in England - different in Scotland and...

by Liz08/01/2021 No Comments
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New course added

My new courses website has only been live for a couple of weeks and it’s going great guns! I have...

by Liz16/11/2020 No Comments
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New online courses and book available

I set myself a New Year’s resolution to launch my own online courses....for all those people who couldn’t come to...

by Liz05/11/2020 2 Comments
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Watercolour stag

Yesterday, I lead a workshop with ShopKeepArty.com to paint a stag in watercolour. Isn't it amazing that you can be...

by Liz21/08/2020 2 Comments
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Newsletter

At last, I have started a newsletter! About time too, you might think. If you fancy having a short update...

by Liz21/08/2020 No Comments
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Online masterclass 23 July 2020

On Thursday I did something new.... an online class with over 200 people. Shopkeeparty.com run free sessions twice a week,...

by Liz11/07/2020 No Comments
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Exercises to stretch your portrait drawing muscles

I’ve been busy writing a series of articles for The Leisure Painter about watercolour portraits. After all if I can...

by Liz06/06/2020 7 Comments
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Dodo II

I painted a dodo a while back, which is going to a new home as soon as the lockdown finishes....

by Liz07/04/2020 No Comments
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