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 →
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 →
On a chilly damp day I can't help but use warm vibrant colours, they literally draw me in! So here is a little colour to brighten up your day. These are a series of 6x6" semi abstracted floral studies.
I couldn't resist painting this beautiful bouquet, a surprise from my son on Mother's Day. I have been pondering lately just what my 'signature' style is. Even after all these years of painting (almost 25) I still very much enjoy experimenting with a variety of mediums. When it comes down to it though it's the... Continue Reading →
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 →