From faded to fresh…reawakening past work.

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 →

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 →

Jar of Edibles!

This little vase of (mostly) edibles accompanied us on a recent camping trip. Thought it pretty enough to paint. Naturally a few aspects changed in translation but happy with the end result which echoes back to a way of working from my art school days and my love of Van Gogh's mark making. "Edibles" 18"... Continue Reading →

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