From the Wiltshire sketchbook June ’18

From the Wiltshire sketchbook June ’18

Needing to get back to the essence of the Wiltshire landscape through the sketchbook using collage, limited colours and markmaking. Can’t seem to get away from this orange – the one I love is Flame Orange, an acrylic ink – but I am playing around...
Shropshire Retreat -Sketchbook May ’18

Shropshire Retreat -Sketchbook May ’18

All my plans for this year have gone awry but I’m kinda getting used to it by now – so I am amazed that I actually managed to get to my Shropshire retreat and enjoy creating another sketchbook of magical landscapes. I now know clearly that I do not...
Mini-collage play: 10/8/17

Mini-collage play: 10/8/17

Had a great time with collage and play with small artcards. These have given me lots of ideas for bigger paintings – the ones I really like I’ll keep for that, the rest will make lovely cards to send to people.  Translating them into much larger paintings...
Altered cards: Harbour series, Whitby Sept. 16

Altered cards: Harbour series, Whitby Sept. 16

Altered cards based on my holiday in Whitby and the sketches from the Harbour. I like to send postcards from places I visit but also to make my own based on my impressions of the place – the ‘spirit of place’. I did send a few out but forgot to...