Monthly Archives: March 2016
This was so much fun, watercolour and then lots of soft pastel. This is painted on daler rowney mixed media, it is lovely thick card, with a bit of texture, so it holds the pastel well, not so good for … Continue reading
A number of doodle sketches completed this week, between oil painting, some in graphite, some in pastel ( some I actually did a while ago and had left in the pastel pad, so I sprayed with fixative, and thought I … Continue reading
I decided to paint a friends dog as a surprise today. Everybody needs a bit of cheering up now and then. This is her big soft, very hairy dog Atlas.
At last the first one of six oil paintings has dried, I love the vibrancy of the oils. I am not sure what is going on, but I keep picking pinks for backgrounds, four paintings lately! luckily I can change … Continue reading
I have six oil paintings in progress, all at different stages in their layers, but all drying for a day or two…whilst exploring for spare canvases in my art cupboard ( my downstairs toilet…which is not usable as a loo, … Continue reading
My two weeks off work has arrived, and also the sunshine. I signed up today to be a guest artist for Hampshire open studios in August this year. I will have the opportunity to show some of my work for … Continue reading
The date for submissions is fast approaching for our hospice art auction. Each year there is a greater proportion of canvases, compared to watercolour pieces. I am not really sure why this is, as I am sure more people paint … Continue reading