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 →
As the weather cools and my mind wanders to far away places, I chose to take a side-road back into landscape; looking deeper into atmospheric techniques. Have called this work "Road Home" and is an experiment using various media to produce atmosphere. I am leaning towards a mix between Stage 1. and 3. (below) and... Continue Reading →
I have come to realise the importance of playing, failing and discovery. Here are some of my experiments from the weekend. Some worked, some didn't, but what was important is that I rocked up to the easel and was ready to fail; because I now realise that within that failure is inevitable discovery!
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 →
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 →