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.
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.
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