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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A Wonderful Summer

A Wonderful Summer

It’s been a lot time since I posted a blog.  My sincere apologises – it has been wonderfully full this end since the Quarr Exhibition in March and we have just returned from this year’s Residential Painting Trip to France.   Oh we did laugh that week...

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Deliciously Full

Deliciously Full

Life is deliciously full at the moment! Amongst other things,  I am pleased to announce that I will be demonstrating on a regular basis at Freshwater Bay House to those attending HF Holidays.  Such lovely people and it's great fun to be part of their holiday...

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Building up a Flower Painting in Acrylic

Building up a Flower Painting in Acrylic

There are so many ways to paint in acrylic and this is just one technique that I love to use where the magic of painting flowers  for me is to pull the petals and flower scene out of the canvas.  All the time layers are being added in or cancelled...

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The Joy of Colour

The Joy of Colour

 Colour has the ability to affect our mood.  Keeping this in mind, when painting choosing the right shade can be very important, especially if they are strong and vibrant.  Bold colours can have a surprising effect and can bring real energy to a...

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