The pencil studies below were drawn months ago with no preconceived idea of their future use...until today. Unsure what way the ink drawing will go but enjoyed the process of its beginnings. It strengthens my awareness of using a visual diary on a regular basis.
I have struggled lately with the lack of playfulness and joy that has become apparent in my art practice. My focus has been on the accuracy and result rather than the freedom and joy found in the process of creation. The excerpt from 'Lifelabs' below reminded me of the importance for my own art practice... Continue Reading →
I have to admit I am an artist who much of the time requires a regular amount of instant gratification. However, when I do extend the working time the results are worth it. This year I am going to attempt to merge these two aspects of my working methodology. Spent a lovely holiday in the... Continue Reading →
Influence and the emulation of creativity from one creative to another has been part of our culture for centuries, it is how we progress and adapt as artists and individuals. Degas studied classical painting under Louis Lamothe then followed in the footsteps of his idol, the French Neoclassicist Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. Vincent van Gogh traveled to Brussels... Continue Reading →
Emerging from dark inky beginnings this piece of work burst onto the canvas with every positive fibre the brush and palette allowed. Colour is queen in my studio and although small in stature I believe this painting grabs the attention without being boastful. Contact me should you be interested in purchasing this work. Acrylic and... Continue Reading →