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Memories of Shergar

Last week was the 30th anniversary of the disappearance of Shergar. The Aga Khan’s 1981 Derby winner was taken from his stable in Ireland and presumably killed in a bungled attempt to extort money from His Highness. That miserable end … Continue reading

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The Lost Art of Pencil Drawing

For many artists, pencil sketching or drawing is often thought of more as an exercise or perhaps the prelude to a painting. This is very much the approach encouraged by art schools and colleges. Consequently this area of expertise is … Continue reading

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