I’ve been blending oil paints onto this canvas for the past week now and I’m finally starting to like the direction it’s going in. I’m trying to keep it light as I’m well aware that all my paintings have a tendency to be on the dark side… I just can’t seem to help myself. But […]Read More Contemporary Oil Painting
I have lots of unfinished paintings in the studio right now, I kinda like it that way. I always love a work in progress don’t you? Building up layers, blending in, scraping back and uncovering something deep within the soul of the artist. My daughter laughs at me as my work is always so dark […]Read More Latest Work In Progress- Oil On Canvas
Just about finished. It’s been a while since I last painted a mixed media abstract. I’d prepared a dark base for another painting (see it in my last post) then woke up yesterday and thought nah, I fancy doing something free. So hence this new piece… Always Comes Light. Completely out of the darkness. The […]Read More Always Comes Light
Painting up base layers today in prep for a botanical scene. Quite tempted to leave as is…Read More Base layers
Hello dear friends, work has been somewhat confined to my head of late. I think with the pandemic and change of life I’ve felt a little out of sorts… same as everyone else I know. But then the sun came out and the garden started to burst with life and I suddenly just felt the […]Read More Letting Go
Hello dear friends, I launched a new collection at the start of the year. It sold out in record time so I was incredibly chuffed, thank you! I thought I’d share them on here with you so if you missed it you can see I haven’t been idle 😉 I’m starting my summer collection now […]Read More Hydrangea Ceramic Collection.
Inspired by late spring colours in my garden my new collection of ceramics feature subtle hues of pretty lilacs. Now available in my shop!Read More Pastel hue ceramics
Textural oil painting on canvas. Just waiting for these to dry now before I finish them with oil pastel.Read More Latest collection sneak peak.
Hello dear friends, This week has seen a dramatic change in the seasons, the blossom came out and the storm raged through. It made my paintings quite moody and textures with dashes of light shot through. So I thought I’d just share a few pics from this week, as it’s been all about the blossom […]Read More Paint and blossom
As an artist it can be daunting when creative block happens, it’s like suddenly bumping into an invisible wall and not knowing or seeing how to get over or around it. As a woman I’ve noticed that my creative blocks nearly always happen on the fourth week of my cycle, I can pretty much set […]Read More Sleep, rest, paint.