Wiltshire Triptych 10cm x 10cm

Wiltshire Triptych 10cm x 10cm

Completed these little canvases – a Wiltshire Triptych – today and feel strangely satisfied with them. Wanted to capture the essence of the Wiltshire landscape and feel I’ve achieved that to some degree. I  notice how resistant I am to doing small...
Midsummer Solstice: Mixed media painting.

Midsummer Solstice: Mixed media painting.

Feels important to take time out this Wednesday to just be still and re-connect with the earth, however we do it, wherever we do it. Let the light in. Here’s another turning of the year, another opportunity to review and reassess our lives and where we are...
Woman, Hare and Moon: Pastel painting 11/3/17

Woman, Hare and Moon: Pastel painting 11/3/17

Woman, Hare & Moon is one of my favorite paintings, underpainted in watercolour and dye and finished with pastel. I have been searching for an image to mark and celebrate the coming Full Moon in Virgo tomorrow and found her again. Magic happens, but if you...
‘Stones’ sketches from the mini journal.

‘Stones’ sketches from the mini journal.

I find that doing quick ‘stones’ sketches on a small scale and with limited materials often produces exciting images which I can then go forward with on canvas. here are three such sketches from the mini-journal. Who knows what they will lead to?...
Avebury Sky, Midwinter Night: Mixed media painting

Avebury Sky, Midwinter Night: Mixed media painting

Avebury on a Midwinter Night. No, I didn’t stand out in the freezing cold to sketch it! The ancient landscape of Wiltshire, especially the area around Marlborough and Avebury is my second home these past 40 years since my family moved down there. I am inspired...