Thursday, 22 January 2015

the byproducts of painting...

I found a lovely little abstract painting on my palette after today's painting...


Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Enchanted Acrylics

I have been experimenting with acrylic gels and making paint skins with my Monday group. With the theme of the Fairy Tale to explore the gold and silver was just begging to come out to play...


Monday, 22 December 2014

Christmas Posy

Wishing you a Happy Christmas and many thanks for taking the time to look at my blog...


Monday, 8 December 2014

Birthday Flowers

Happy Birthday Jane!
I painted these today as another bunch of flowers was being delivered to my wonderful friend Jane on her big birthday!


Monday, 1 December 2014

Factory Studio at Work

The heating is finally on! Many a thermal garment had to be tossed aside toady as the creative juices got flowing. We had our final session for 2014 this morning so now it is time to prepare the studio for the forthcoming Open Studios event on December 13th and 14th.


Wednesday, 26 November 2014

The First Anenomes

Same principle as the last entry - first I made the collaged base and then painted the jar of flowers on top.  I love these flowers so was very pleased to see a bunch waiting for me outside the florist in Lancaster. I did have to hold them up with string today though as they are starting to droop...



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...