Nearly Summer

Nearly Summer

I’m writing this just before we set off for the Residential Painting Holiday in Southern France tomorrow.  I feel that by writing now, you’ll all be travelling along with us and of course, various photos are posted on Facebook.  The van is fortunately...

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‘Garden of Life’ Art Exhibition

‘Garden of Life’ Art Exhibition

My yearly art exhibition is coming up at Quarr Abby on the Isle of Wight soon (2nd to 7th May 2019) and it goes without saying that you’re all welcome. I’d love to see you. There are new paintings available, together with a few additional surprises on offer – all...

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The Joy of Painting a Mural

The Joy of Painting a Mural

What a wonderful few weeks it’s been.  Not only does Spring seemed to have arrived early with warm weather and lighter evenings, but I have been painting various murals on the walls of one of the rooms at Freshwater Bay House, Isle of Wight.  With family...

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Bring your own Sunshine into the Winter Months

Bring your own Sunshine into the Winter Months

Have you ever thought your imagination can do wonders for your health?  Science has proven that painting each day reduces stress, aids memory, helps people break free from their personal limitations and improves co-ordination. The Journal of American Art Therapy...

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Looking Ahead……

Looking Ahead……

I hope you’ve all had a peaceful and relaxing time over the festive season. I often find this time, a time of reflection to look at all that happened in the past year and I can truly say that last year was a highlight in my life.  So many beautiful events took...

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Be a little wild…..

Be a little wild…..

Have you ever thought about allowing yourself to run a little wild with the application of paint?  Flowers is an especially wonderful way to do this.  Rather than think/strive to produce a painting of flowers, encourage yourself to simply allow an impression...

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