Spring Joy: Intuitive painting

I had such fun doing this – ‘spring joy’ certainly is happening all around me – the birds are doing their thing and yesterday I saw a butterfly. What a difference the sun and birdsong makes to our soul after the long, grey days of winter....

Portal#2: Acrylic painting on paper; 26/2/16

These are the colours of sorrow, stones, the earth. Grief brings us down to the very ground. Something to hold onto, that which gives us life – and takes it. Can we be grateful for Death? That’s a tough one. Yet I find that the power of gratitude can turn...

Orange and blue -Journal cover paper: 11/9/15

I often paint layer after layer of acrylic on gessoed paper. This creates a very pliable ‘leathery’ feel to the paper and is perfect for journal covers. The colours in this are perfect for autumn. There is something instilled in me from childhood I think,...

Blood and Bones: Painting 10/9/15

The theme of bones, death and impermanence continues to echo through my work and my life in all manner of ways. It doesn’t matter what I ‘decide’ to paint – it’s as if my hand is not in my control at all, something moves through me. Guess...