What started with a session of intuitive painting resulted in a piece of work combining collage and the painted line. I am enjoying this way of working as I don't quite know what my next move is. It takes all expectation out of the process which I find both freeing and interesting, with each step... Continue Reading →
I've decided to start a 10 minute morning routine, creating a small piece of artwork over a few days. Monday Morning I am working on a landscape, the reference photo was taken on a trip to Nova Scotia in 2017. Using my own painted papers I am first tracing the shape, then cutting and gluing.... 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 →