New painting – with back story.

I've titled this one,  'On her way' - it is inspired by the devastating mental health struggles my youngest daughter is currently experiencing after the birth of her baby almost three months ago.   These last few months have been extremely traumatic for all of us but last night, when I went to visit her with … Continue reading New painting – with back story.

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New small painting

'Little Field' Acrylic inks, oil bars and oil paints on gesso-ed multi_media paper. This small painting is available to purchase here I am using this post to test out connection to my existing blog community on WordPress.  I am not certain that my website is visible to you all and I'd appreciate comment if you … Continue reading New small painting

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

New soft pastel work

"Woodland Light" 14 ¼” x 10 ¼”  Soft pastels on paper   Footnote:    I got hold of this with the Galeria gloss medium - the idea was to see if this medium would be compatible and protect the pastels better than a fixative spray.   What seems to have happened is the tones have darkened - … Continue reading New soft pastel work

Driftwood

"Driftwood" 51cm x 41cm x 2cm 20" x 16" x 3/4"  (approx) This is a heavily textured piece and a lot of reworking went into its creation.  There are many layers of material that I have sculpted.  The layers were made from caulk, modelling paste, fabric, threads (metallic and cotton), sand and paint.   I used … Continue reading Driftwood