The date for the painting holiday in Italy in 2018 is 13th – 20th May. Based in the lovely countryside of Abruzzo, near the sea and the mountains this is for all abilities and is an all inclusive time of indulgence. Lovely food, good accommodation in village houses and tutoring in the countryside and by […]
A fortunate but unplanned meeting. Acrylic on canvas 40.5x 40.5 cm
Another new painting for the new year. The tandem provides the perfect vehicle to take turns to burn calories.
Acrylic on wood 30 x 42 cm. A new painting for 2018 about the rhythm of the purr!
3 new paintings were successfully delivered to a lovely home in Norfolk over the weekend. “The Giddy music of the Waltz” looked particularly at home in it’s new place on the chimney breast. The other two, “The Smell of Summer” and “A good day after all” were looking for a smaller, lower space.
This is my first relief painting. Working in layers of wood, plaster & acrylic paint I designed a multimedia painting about Bacchus, the Roman God of the grape harvest, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy. I wanted to depict his world from the viewpoint of the women who were part of it. According to my research, […]
I am delighted that the committee of the SWA have voted for me to be a full member of the Society of Women Artists. I am honoured to be included in the list of very talented and diverse artists who are current members including portrait artists Daphne Todd OBE and June Mendoza OBE and sculptor […]
Now that the weather is making us think of holidays and beaches, I thought I would put this painting on my website. Inspired by a very busy scene last year on the public beach near Montisilvano, Italy, I was fascinated by how much interaction – mostly non-verbal, was happening around me. Acrylic 53.5 x 53.5 cm
1. No styling here for this project – just a straightforward oil sketch of a street market in Abruzzo to demonstrate the stages. Starting with a warm colour where the buildings and a street market will go. 2. Next I blocked in where the cool greys go 3. Adding an indication of where some greenery and […]
Some of us enjoy cooking and others enjoy watching others do it. Somehow it always tastes better that way.