Sketchbook Sundays

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

Running uphill; rolling down

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

Starting a new project… or a journey

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

When art just doesn’t go to plan!?#@*

As with all creative activities, the process of making art is an end in itself. Of course, it's fantastic when we come up with (in our humble opinions) absolute masterpieces, but mostly artists just make art for the love of making art. So what happens when art doesn't go to plan? You know those days … Continue reading When art just doesn’t go to plan!?#@*