The Charm of Charcoal…

Although we try to tame this land it will always move to it's own momentum, it's forever beating heart vibrating from it's core, sometimes with gentle whispers of breath, sometimes not so gentle... Dark, moody and rugged, yet still contained within this piece a hint of humanity. Charcoal is applied over the top of washed... Continue Reading →

Oh love this!!

https://youtu.be/UT36PehQjPc This link although a few years old is a wonderful example of capturing the beauty of flowers in a loose and intuitive way. This way of working is so close to my soul as an artist. The beauty of flowers; their structure and form, their energy and colour and where they sit in the... Continue Reading →

Abstracted Landscape…experimenting with texture.

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 →

Abstracted Landscape…celebrating line.

I recently completed an on-line taster course #louisefletcher that took me out of my comfort zone and into a way of self-expression that I feel is a true reflection of myself and a style of working that embraces my love of bold line and colour. Working further on this journey I am experimenting with a... Continue Reading →

A productive morning in the studio…

Some experiments using a variety of media on hot pressed paper. Enjoyed the process and will experiment further using different supports. Ink Watersoluble Wax Pastel Gouache This was day 2...charcoal on hot pressed watercolour paper. Last image for the day...watercolour. I can see where I needed to look at the original photo. All a learning... Continue Reading →

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