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#livedraw Eurovision 2018


UPDATE:Thanks to everyone who donated. We raised £431 this year – that’s over three times as much as usual! There are a couple of people who need to send me their address – please use the contact page.







Woah, it’s that time of year again. #livedraw Eurovision, that’s what. Saturday 12 May, 8pm (probably), I’ll be sitting in front of the TV, painting ALL the Eurovision entries as they appear.


I think this is the fifth year! Here are all of 2017 paintings here, click further for 2015 and 2014. Click here for the 2016 Raw Art blog post which gives you a “flavour” of it. All pictures are postcard-size watercolours.

This year I’ve setting up a JustGiving page, as it would be great to make more money for Great Ormond Street. For more details click the button:
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Meanwhile, watch the updated Preview Film.

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Art Decade

This is an updated photo of a loyal Raw Art customer’s wall. He’s just put the Jimi Electric Ladyland canvas up. Seen in this picture, 11 Raw Art paintings on display (there are more I believe in his personal collection). It’s really good to see these paintings all in one place. I don’t have a copy of all of them and I forget what I’ve painted sometimes. Also, this person (Andrew Mills it is you) is good at framing canvas board, which I know some people find difficult.

Some of the paintings here also get a chance to look out of the window, when the blind is drawn, which is a plus.

Thanks Andrew for being the most loyal Raw Art customer.

If you have photo of a Raw Art painting or paintings on a wall, please send it in (use the contact page to get in touch). It’s great to see them in situ, just livin’ their lives.

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Basquiat at the Barbican

I didn’t go to the Basquiat exhibition at the Barbican. It was sold out on the last weekend. A few days after it closed, I found a Basquiat umbrella cover in the street. It was brand new. I took that Basquiat umbrella cover and now it’s got a pair of sunglasses in it.

I felt bad not going to see the exhibition. I don’t know why, I might not have even liked it (the show, although I like Basquiat’s paintings).

I missed out on the branded tote bag, the tea towel, the rollerblades and the miniature Warhol wigs.

I don’t like going to see everything that’s on.

I think you can have too much art.