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Community art in the Orchards Shopping Centre

Starting in May 2015, I will be putting together a large art canvas which, when finished, will be installed in the mall at the Orchards Shopping Centre, Dartford. The only component that’s missing at the moment is YOU!

Sponsored by the Orchards Shopping Centre.


If you think you cannot draw or paint, NO WORRIES. In fact (and your age does not matter) I would prefer participants to have little or no painting experience. The only requirement is that you live or work in the Dartford area and, if you are under 16, you must be accompanied by a responsible adult. All you have to do is come along to my gallery in Dartford, tell me you’d like to take part, and I’ll reserve you a section on the canvas.

The overall size of the canvas will be approximately 180cm (h) x 220cm (w) (71″ x 87″) and will be divided up into 40 squares, each square will be approximately 30cm x 30cm (12″ x 12″). Once you have registered to take part, I will allocate a square to you and contact you later in May to arrange a date for you to paint your section of this masterpiece in my gallery. The subject of the painting will be an adaptation of the original drawing from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by John Tenniel as shown below.

I’m aiming to get the artwork finished and installed in the Orchards Shopping mall by June/July 2015, where it will be unveiled with as much celebration as possible.

So don’t delay!  Get down to my gallery in the Orchards Shopping Centre in Dartford and register NOW!! ALL PLACES NOW FULL