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 …

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New this week – ‘Gold’

We are settling into our new home and I'm beginning to find more space and time to paint.  This week I completed two pieces, this is the first to get up on a wall: Image cropped : "Gold" Acrylics, sand texture, gels and inks on stretched canvas. Size:  70cm x 60cm x 2cm (approx)  or … Continue reading New this week – ‘Gold’

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! … Continue reading Some new work

New mixed media

There are many things influencing my outlook on life at the moment - some very positive (like moving to our own house very soon - yay, no more renting!) and others not quite as positive (like waiting to find out if we will be able to permanently care for my baby granddaughter - we will … Continue reading New mixed media

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