Acrylic seascape

Started work on my seascape 2016 acrylic on canvas collection.

Pastel

Pastel on handmade paper- Water lilies.

A threatening sky

Inspired by the dramatic sky’s we’ve been having in the uk this month, I’m  enjoying painting skyscapes at the moment. It’s all about the sky!  I’m layering washes to create sky’s with real movement. Yesterday’s inspiration came by my walk over the fields, luckily the rain held off long enough for me to get back…

April showers.

   I’ve been painting a lot of landscapes just lately which is very unlike me. I’m seeing a very strong shift in style that seems to of come upon me, and I’m embracing it with open arms and water laden brushes.  It’s quite something for an artist when ones style changes on its own, without…

First still life with Olympus Pen F.

   I can’t begin to tell you how excited I was to pick up my new camera the Olympus pen F! Kid in a sweet shop springs to mind. I opted for the 17mm 1.8 lens over the 40mm although I will add a couple of pros to that list once I’ve got the hang…

Walking in the fields.

  Since getting Purdey, our new puppy two weeks ago I have not stopped, there has not been much time for photography I can tell you. I can’t wait until she’s old enough to take over the fields. I love this shot of my daughter walking through the corn fields last year! I can’t get…

Handmade and vintage fair, first exhibition.

      It really has been a manic couple of weeks, I’ve been up to my eyes printing fabric, sewing cushions and gathering together my hoard of vintage treasures for my very first fair. Throw a puppy into the mix and you can begin to imagine my exhaustion, ha, but it’s all worth while when…

Our puppy Perdey.

Meet the newest addition to our family…    Say hello to Purdey, our little beagle pup. It’s been 15 years since I last had a puppy, and nearly 12 yrs since my last baby, I’d completely forgotten how they take over. She’s into everything and is howling the night away bless her, hope that one…

White Instagram gallery

   My Instagram gallery has always been inspired by the seasons, and it’s not just about what’s in season, no, I mean it’s the light, and the way it makes me feel. I’ve noticed my gallery looking very white and I’m favouring a faded look to my pictures.  I could never be of the type…

The white forest.

      There is simply nothing to say except- inspired light. Fuji finepix S3 pro- vintage 50mm Nikon lens. ISO 400, F2, shutter 260, natural day light- cool.

Still life, blossom

         February is one of my favourite months, winter is making way for Spring, and there is new life blossoming. Yesterday I spent a rather chilly day at Angelsey gardens just outside of Cambridge, despite the drizzle I managed to take a few blossom shots. The smell was amazing- winter honeysuckles and daphne…

Winter berries.

   A pop of red against a winters light always makes for a striking photo. Im not usually a fan of red, but in the depths of winter, when these berries hang like ruby jewels I’m greatful for their statement. Cold natural light, Fuji DSLR, vintage 100mm Nikon lens, ISO 400, shutter 125, f4.