A First Time for Everything

I’ve posted previously that I have been doing an online course with the wonderful @lornacrane called Perfectly Imperfect: Discovering Your Visual Language It has been a real voyage of discovery.  Not only have I made my own brushes, I’ve also been experimenting with acrylic inks (both firsts!) and I’ve even been staining papers with coffee. Continue reading “A First Time for Everything”

Studio Progress

Just a short update this week – my day job is still keeping me very busy which doesn’t leave much time for painting but I did finally get round to finishing four paintings that have been propped up against my studio wall for weeks.  They are four 30cm square paintings on wooden board and allContinue reading “Studio Progress”

Perfectly Imperfect Take Two

I was awake this morning around 5am, which sadly seems to have become a new routine.  This whole COVID thing is an almighty pain in the butt and I, like many others, have been hugely effected by the economic ramifications of the restrictions which hasn’t left much time for my art recently. Flicking through Instagram, IContinue reading “Perfectly Imperfect Take Two”

Explaining Paintings

Thank you to everyone who commented or DMed me.  It seems that for most people they did really appreciate hearing a bit more about the rationale behind each painting.  I do have some explanation on my website, if you click on the painting and scroll down to description you’ll find a bit more of anContinue reading “Explaining Paintings”

Perfectly Imperfect

That’s the name of the online art course I’m currently doing. Its actually ‘Perfectly Imperfect: Discovering Your Visual Language‘ run by the brilliant Lorna Crane, and so far it has been great! If you need a distraction from all the doom and gloom this course is just the thing. Not only do you get videosContinue reading “Perfectly Imperfect”

When Will This End?

I think everyone agrees that the past year has been rather odd.  I’ve read so many posts from people over the past few months talking about how much they were struggling with lockdown and then, once this was eased, the anxieties of getting back out into the community with the continued threat of infection.  ThroughoutContinue reading “When Will This End?”

“A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words”

Firstly, I’d just like to say a big “THANK YOU” for all the feedback on my new website. My husband did a great job creating this, and I’m really pleased with it, but it’s lovely to hear that others like it as well! Back to the subject of my blog –

A New Adventure

  So today marks the start of a new venture for me. I started this website back in 2017 with the prime purpose of boosting my confidence and to get over my anxiety of sharing my work. I have drawn and sketched for years. Attended life drawing classes, various art workshops and a fair fewContinue reading “A New Adventure”