What a lovely way to start the year! https://m.facebook.com/groups/1002018953264246/permalink/2407868086012652/?sfnsn=mo&ref=share
I love starting with really loose beginnings and finding familiar compositions within these abstractions. Although the beginning sketches were reminiscent of winter trees, it's summer here in New Zealand and I naturally leaned towards warmth and the movement of a warm breeze through trees.
Pink stole the studio show today. It is truly exciting to think summer is on it's way. Imagine walking through this landscape of gold, pink and lime greens... invigorating! "I Sense Summer" Watercolour, pencil, charcoal and soft pastel on Fabriano Artistico paper. Approximately 29.5" x 9.5".
These three studies about 7" sq follow on from my last post (first image) It's been a very green and lush few weeks at home. The Lime Walk
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 →
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 →