Some new work

Well, we have at last settled into our new house.   My painting space is very limited but I’m managing to scrape a hole big enough for myself and the paints … the large one below [abstract seascape) was painted mostly outdoors, great fun that was in 32 degrees C, trying to keep the acrylics wet! … More Some new work

New mixed media

Quite some time ago I started working on a series of paintings relating to the South African landscape, for some reason I didn’t finish that work.  I decided to go back to one of them over the weekend and this is the result, might still do a bit more tweaking (as always!).  This area holds … More New mixed media


Yesht, so I have managed to eventually get myself sorted out with a bit of space to paint in.   I tried it out today because the rest of the family have gone away for the weekend, so I could make as much mess as I liked and actually get to concentrate on something for a … More Yee-ha

Ink landscapes

Yes, I’ve been absent from WordPress for quite a while … the whole of November has been a bit of a bugger up on my side – mainly because I’ve been in and out of hospital.  I’m on the mend now and getting stronger all the time but it’s been a very long, stressful and  … More Ink landscapes

Abstract on canvas

“Warmscape” 22″ x 18″ Acrylics, texture paste and gels, inks, spray paint on stretched canvas I haven’t sealed this one yet with an acrylic binder or gel, waiting for it to cure. Close ups of texture

Abstract on paper – small – study for larger work (I hope)

“Gold waves” 9 ½” x 6 ½” (Actual painting size) Acrylics, gels, inks and metallic effect Pebeo paper on mixed media paper. Detail of foil work I did a large canvas a few years ago that I’ve never been entirely satisfied with.  I used bronze metallic paint to highlight the texture but it isn’t working … More Abstract on paper – small – study for larger work (I hope)


From my own source/reference photo – boats anchored at Tobermory, Scotland. Watercolour on paper – same as before.    

Re-worked work.

“Lost at the mall” 24″ x 18″ Reworked old canvas.  Acrylics, glues, fabric, hand-dyed silk, caulk and gels. Trying some new colour combos out today.   Don’t know as I like this one yet.  Might chuck it 🙂 There is a little back story behind this one, though.  Many years ago, I lost my youngest daughter, … More Re-worked work.

New Abstract

“Autumn Texture” Acrylic and mixed media on stretched canvas.  39″ x 47″ gallery wrap 3″ deep   Some detail of texture in close up: