Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Textural Lilies

I have been painting on top of a collaged textured ground today as part of a project I am running in my weekly studio workshops. Here is the beginning and the end result...

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

The Artists & Illustrators Oil Bar Article

I am really pleased with the way my article looks in this December's issue. Come along to my Open Studio at The Factory on 13th & 14th December to see how I work with them and to view the resulting paintings.

Thursday, 13 November 2014

The all dancing 'All Singing Ringing Tree'

Another demonstration piece from my acrylics session which has lots of collaged, gelled, transferred and painted areas to create a visual and tactile textural painting.

A favourite detail

Thursday, 6 November 2014

Acrylics Workshop Prep...

With a 'Versatile Acrylics' weekend workshop on the horizon I have been playing with textures, mediums, gels, inks, petals and even a silver acrylic pen!

'Falling Petals;


Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Red Red Rose

You will be able to see this alongside my other recent oil paintings on the Laurel Gallery stand at the Edinburgh Art Fair on the 16th November. 

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Dancing Yellow...

Here is another oil bar study along with the line up of my work from the last couple of days.
I have had my Rose Hilton books out again as I love her simplicity and use of colour. Less is more...

The sun is coming out!

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Working Studio

I held my first art class in the new space on Monday and have just spent today working with my oil bars so now it smells like a real studio too! I am painting a collection of new oil bar works ready for my galleries in the run up to Christmas...