Blue and Gold – what those colours really mean to me.

I have come to understand something quite profound, as far as my life goes at any rate - because as anyone who knows me will attest, I am nothing like profound in anything I do or say. In trying to understand why I seem to naturally gravitate towards shades of blue and golds in my … Continue reading Blue and Gold – what those colours really mean to me.

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New work (not for sale)

Something different (for me, at any rate).   Got a bit tired of one of my larger canvasses last week, so decided to jazz it up somewhat.  I don't do this 'pointilist' type of work normally, so it was something strange to begin with but after a while I enjoyed the freedom. 'What do you see?' … Continue reading New work (not for sale)

Water-soluble Oil Pastels

I got me some Caran D'Ache ws oil pastels the other day and some really wonderful Bockingford Hot Pressed Watercolour Paper - A3 size - I took 20 sheets. What a difference good ground paper makes!  It is really sturdy and quite stiff but takes a lot of manhandling with liquid and paint.  I have … Continue reading Water-soluble Oil Pastels

Away we go again …

I don't ever believe in not having enough on your plate, which is probably why I live in a constant state of manic flux and/or depression, depends what's going on at any given minute. I have a large family, maybe that's not readily apparent from the posts on this ‘ere Art website of mine but … Continue reading Away we go again …