Watercolour again – still find it incredibly challenging, still aiming for a lightness of touch that eludes me.
Spring Fling 2020
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.
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.
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Join me on a tour of the Spring Fling gallery
A look at my Spring 2020 paintings
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I’m sharing the finished results of my silk papermaking experiments.
May 22nd would normally start the Spring Fling weekend, but this year things have moved online.
“Let it Rain” is a large acryclic painting on canvas, my response to the Australian bushfires of 2019-20.
It has been a long time since I set myself any New Year's Resolutions, but I often start the year with some quiet reflection, maybe choosing a word to guide me through the year or doing some journaling. Last week, I met up with two beautiful creative friends for a...
Working on a new collection of seascape paintings, experimenting with watercolour and oils.
Open Studios weekend, Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd September 2019
Back in May, I took part in Spring Fling for the first time, the region's big open studio events. We had a lot of fun opening our doors to the public and enjoyed welcoming many people, both local and from far flung places and it was a chance for people to see my...
Autumn on the Loch They reckon there are over 31,000 lochs in Scotland and we are blessed with some rather fine ones in our local area, particularly at Castle Kennedy gardens. I'm also very fortunate to have the most beautiful lake view every time I visit my Mum in...
Grace and Gratitude It's been two years in the making, but at last this painting is finished. It began, like many of my paintings, in the pages of one of my art journals where I alow myself to play intuitively with colour, collage and completely uncensored writing. ...