“A Son’s Love”…💕

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 →

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 →

Crazy beginnings for this vase full of colour.

Really pleased with the final piece. Although initially I was unsure of the crazy mark making, it did help break through the daunting whiteness of the paper and was fun. Image size 530 mm x 750 mm worked on 300gm Fabriano Artistico HP paper. DetailPhoto taken in sunlight Blended with waterWater soluable pastels

If in doubt draw flowers…

I wonder if we all have a subject and/or medium where we feel safe to ponder for a while? Mine has to be charcoal, pastel and flowers. Another A3 sketchbook study with beginnings in water-soluable oil pastels. I enjoy the carefree scribbling and painterly blending with water...freedom.

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