After a long needed studio tidy I discovered some older pieces of work that were a little tired and faded. Rather than turning them into collage or worse...I gave them a fresh layer of soft pastel and another chance to shine. ABOVE: "Little Blue Jug II", soft pastel approximately A3. BELOW: "Abutilon Buttercup - A... Continue Reading →
What started as simple bands of colour representing the landscape became an intuitive exploration of collage, contrast and colour. Mixed media approximately 12 x 16" on Fabriano Artistico 300gsm paper. Getting started...
"Summer Table II" acrylic on canvas 30" sq exhibiting at the Manawatu Arts Expo this weekend 17th & $18th July 2021 in Palmerston North. A little bit of summer colour to bring a little warmth! 💕
On a chilly damp day I can't help but use warm vibrant colours, they literally draw me in! So here is a little colour to brighten up your day. These are a series of 6x6" semi abstracted floral studies.
After a bracing early morning walk I headed for the studio keen to get started on a further series of abstracted landscape studies. Although the images shown were produced more or less together I revisited each one from differing angles, some using a muted colour palette some more vibrant. Using brush, pastel stick, spraying and... Continue Reading →