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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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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