“Searching for the Light” is a collection of small abstract paintings from 2019 searching for hope.
Watercolour again – still find it incredibly challenging, still aiming for a lightness of touch that eludes me.
Veil of Tears
My art has always been my self taught form of therapy . It started in my art journals, a place to express in images what I couldn’t always put into words.
Hi, I'm Glenda
artist & web designer
I live by the sea in southern Scotland and paint contemporary artwork for people who love a splash of colour on their walls.
More from the blog
Why I won’t be in Spring Fling 2023
I missed the deadline to apply to Spring Fling this year. This is the long explanation of how life (and death) got in the way.
The paintings that never were
What the hell was I thinking?! How self-doubt stole my paintings.
Not the summer we planned
I have a rather poorly husband at the moment, but have been able to squeeze in a little experimentation with oil and cold wax.
I really do find watercolour one of the hardest and most unforgiving mediums to use. Having the right paper and good brushes is a good starting point and good quality paints of course.
Eyes wide open
I’m in a fallow period at the moment art-wise and I know that this is a normal and necessary part of the creative process.
Some of the exercises from Pauline Agnew’s Expressive Portrait class that I recently enrolled in.
In Conversation – a short documentary
A ten minute short film about myself and two other local artists.
Autumn 2020 Solitude Collection
A selection of paintings reflecting the strangest of years.
Spring Fling Weekend: Art Journals
Talking about my art journal process and how it has helped me.
Spring Fling Weekend: A peek inside the studio
A whistle stop tour of my messy little studio.
Spring Fling Weekend: Gallery Tour
Join me on a tour of the Spring Fling gallery
SF at Home Day 4: Spring 2020 Collection
A look at my Spring 2020 paintings