The Party

As May and June seem to be children’s party season I felt inspired to have some fun with this painting. Acrylic on a wood panel. 52 x 52cm

The Lavender gatherer

“The Lavender gatherer” is an acrylic painting on wood. 30 x 30cm. Her feathered friend is hitching a ride whilst she works in the field.

Work, Love, Rest

“Work, Love, Rest” has been accepted for the Society of Women Artist 161st Annual Exhibition 7th Sept. at the Mall Gallery in London. This painting is the last in my new series for 2022. I starting to think about the many repetitive jobs women do every week – the same T Shirt going through the […]

Shut your eyes and listen

I have called this painting “Shut your eyes and listen” as one of the noticeable things about this strange year has been the increase in bird song. Humans make so much noise and living near a main road, we have traffic, sirens, wheelie suitcases going to the station. The birds were living their parallel life […]

Not awake – not sleeping

As part of my new series of paintings for 2020, I have just completed this painting that is inspired by the half state when we have been in a deep sleep but then on waking, the dream seems to go on. Medically this is a recognised phenomena and has has a fancy name but I […]

Amore

My painting theme for 2020 is about altered states. Inspired by thoughts of how we change according to circumstances and what life throws at us, I thought I would start with the simple idea of how love changes not only how we feel about ourselves but also how we view the world. That lovely fizzy […]

Lovely new set of pastel crayons

I treated myself to a new set of 40 pastel pencils and tried them out on ribbed pastel paper. Interesting effect. I’ve called these two sketches, “What was that?” 1 & 2. I think in the current climate of economic uncertainty using creative time to experiment seems a good idea – less pressure on trying […]

3 new paintings

I have painted these three paintings for the ¬†Society of Women Artists’ 158th Annual Exhibition in London. Although the exhibition is not until 24th Sept., I need to submit them by Sat. 27th July so it was full steam ahead on the painting front. The first is called “Sunkissed nose and sandy toes” 55x55cm Acrylic […]