Since attending an intuitive painting class with Susan Knaap - Artist, Creative Coach and Tutor, I have been riding on a wave of enthusiasm and producing some exciting pieces. I am an advocate of lifelong learning and believe it important to participate in a variety of workshops to expand repertoire and continue to bring depth... Continue Reading →
Spent a wonderful afternoon listening to a brilliant band play gypsy jazz. The log fire blazed whilst outside the wind and rain was incessant. This visual diary study was a direct response to the environment and the music.
Very much enjoyed producing this card and wrapping paper combination. What a great way to use this very relaxing intuitive style of working. Five - six layers of acrylic, charcoal, pastel, and translucent washes finished off with a layer of gloss varnish. I worked on the small card composition in-between drying each layer - a... Continue Reading →
Thought it may be interesting to post the stages of this intuitive painting, a technique I am currently studying. The piece shown is still a work in progress, I am yet to take it to a figurative conclusion - hope you find this interesting.
After a change of circumstance in 2011 I found myself living happily solo with my son, the optimism had returned to my thoughts, along with a rich array of colour in my artwork. More so I had found the courage to experiment and allow the work to grow - to travel across the canvas -... Continue Reading →