Author Archives: Gandha

About Gandha

I am a qualified art teacher and English Language tutor. I currently teach English online. I have a degree in art/printmaking and my partner and I go walking around London and the Heath to explore. I am a regular artist and printmaker and also a management committee member of a local housing co-operative

June Walk on Hampstead Heath

Sunday 28 June; Subs and I got the bus to Kenwood and got off just before Whitestsone Ponds so that we could walk down on one of the dog walks into the trees. We met some amazing trees we call … Continue reading

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June walk to the reservoir

Subs and I walked through Finsbury Park again to the reservoir.

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Walks and Lockdown

1st June 2020: Well it has been 3 months for lockdown. I have lost a bit of work but online teaching is taking off and proving really okay, and not as difficult as I thought, my partner Subs has most … Continue reading

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A sunny cycle ride

Today I went around my local neighbourhood, all the parks are closed to the kids, yesterday I painted a local street: Zoffany Street, named after the famous British painter of the 19th century.

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Crisis walks

Sunday 5th April: I haven’t included more recent walks as they weren’t very interesting, we usually combine a walk with a shop, now we have to queue for ages outside shops to keep our distance. However today I cycled to … Continue reading

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Spring Crocuses

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Spring Hyacinths in our kitchen

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Spring Crocuses

The lovely crocuses on our balcony this wintry February day.

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Kings Cross Walk

4th January 2020, Subs and I went on a walk around Kings X to see what is happening with the development there, it’s almost finished and is a really amazing architectural achievement of shops, cafes, old history of the area … Continue reading

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Holloway History Series

I am doing a series on Victorian shops in Holloway Road, north London. I have found a few photographs at the local history centre but no more than that. This is Suttons Opticians. It’s a first draft of a lino … Continue reading

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2020 Sketchbook challenge

Here we go again, the 2020 sketchbook challenge which I have done for the past two years. I’m hoping to be more experimental this year, using various media, ways of working, seeing, going out more , walking, thinking…..

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Christmas cards

Getting ready with my xmas cards, these have taken 4 printings so far including gold, they will be cut in half and folded into a concertina booklet with a cover which has the letter M in Gold on red card.

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Nam June Paik at Tate Modern

Great exhibition, very exhaustive, comprehensive, fun, serious: fluxus, Stockhausen, Maciunas, Brecht, Cage: music, video, text, graphics…. I’ll be going again

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Urban printmaking project October 2019

I am starting an urban project based on the area where I live, near Archway. And also researching Holloway Road, Archway and surrounds at the local history centre. I have found some photos of old shops, including this one from … Continue reading

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