I am pleased to be able to say after weeks of work this large central exhibition piece is finished! I have rekindled a real love for plants and flowers over the past month or so, not to mention the use of colour. I have not settled on a title for this piece but believe it... Continue Reading →
Have been busy in the studio working towards a September exhibition at Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-po here in Levin. With only 8 weeks to go I have lots happening in the studio. These are a few working shots of my most recent piece. With the embers of intuitive painting still warm I have carved out... Continue Reading →
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 →