I'm not sure how time has passed so quickly since my last blog post, but it's nice to be back at my keyboard none the less! I think it's only fair to give you guys a bit of an update on what's been happening, so, in no particular order... My "Sketchbook Sunday" challenge was great fun … Continue reading What’s new? My first Etsy order!
Everybody gets moody; and everybody has deadlines. Sometimes, it's the deadlines that make us moody - and sometimes it's just... grrr, everything! (You know the feeling!) Being productive when you're in a bad mood can feel really difficult, but pushing through the frustration and managing to finish the task at hand does often help. When … Continue reading Moody art
If you are at least somewhat familiar with my work, I'm sure you will have noticed that I don't shy away from vivid colours. In fact, it's difficult for me to resist throwing my favourite colours into the mix when I'm making art! So it naturally follows that I spend more time practising with colour … Continue reading Sketchbook Sundays
If you're following me on Instagram, you'll know that I'm midway through the final painting in the season-inspired series that I'm currently working on. I've posted regular updates on the progress of this painting: from composition sketch, to underpainting, and now building up layers of colour and texture. The last stage of the painting will … Continue reading Running uphill; rolling down
If you're already following me on Instagram, you'll know that I've just started a new seascape painting (it's actually also a figurative work - it features my little girl on the beach, bucket in hand, adapted from a photograph I took a couple of years ago - another cute memory that I wanted to preserve). Although … Continue reading Starting a new project… or a journey