Oil Bars

Apologies for such a long time in posting any arty updates - been lots of family things to sort out lately, I'm quite exhausted by all of that, so let's get on with it hey? I discovered Winsor & Newton Oil Bars quite by accident and only have a small selection at this stage.  But … Continue reading Oil Bars


Small soft pastel paintings

A few more soft pastel paintings ... I'm now using Rembrandt materials, although some of these were done with the other pastels I already had.     This is sold These are each about 11" x 10"

Various … oil and soft pastel experiments

'Oil Poppies' Approx. 12" x 8" Underpainting of alcohol inks, added area of gold metal effect medium, then overpainted with oils (not artist quality) on canvas board. I didn't have any linseed oil or other mediums, as well as cleaning solvents, so was hesitant to try out these oils but then discovered that I could … Continue reading Various … oil and soft pastel experiments

Art exhibition!

I'm very pleased to write here that I'm going to be exhibiting five works in a local show, which is to be held towards the end of October.  I understand up to a hundred artists take part in this exhibition, so this is a brilliant chance for me to meet and mingle with fellow painterly … Continue reading Art exhibition!

Another one bites the dust …

Surprisingly (for me ... well, it always is) ... I had a lot of interest in my Poppy painting and potentially it is now sold - pending collection.   Woop woop ... crack open the bubbly 🙂 "Poppies" 20" x 16" x 1/2" Acrylics on stretched canvas.