Thursday, 28 February 2013

Art Acumen

I have sold some artwork through Art Acumen, very exciting to know three of my paintings will hang together in a corporate enviroment. I am hoping to have some images to post next Monday.

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Winter Blue.

This painting has been features twice....here and here. I have really enjoyed making a landscape out of the shapes and feel at the start of this painting.



Winter Blue
100x40cm
acrylic on canvas

On a wintery theme


Winter Pink
40x80cm

I have been working on this piece along with the painting I past posted about. Wintery colours are on my mind.

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Work in progress



Definitely the correct weather to think of cold paintings, it's freezing outside with a biting wind and precious little sunshine...

Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Manganese Blue Hue

Manganese Blue Hue ....it's my colour of the week!!  And just to prove it I have bought myself a shiny new tub of it........




My new Etsy Shop!

I have opened a shop with Etsy, an online space to sell my artwork...very exciting.
Please take a look here and see what I have put up for sale at the moment. If you like anything on my for sale pages on this blog, I can put them on my Etsy site and you can view and purchase that way.


Spring Bank
95x30cm
acrylic on canvas

By the way, do you like this taste of spring to come? This has been in my studio for a while now, I feel it is time to introduce it to the world.

Memories of winter coastpaths


At the end of last year I completed this painting, which has triggered an idea for a series of paintings using the beautiful colours of winter, rain, sun, the sea and light. I have made a start with two small pieces here.


Winter Coastpath I
30x30cm
acrylic on canvas





Winter Coastpath II
20x30cm
acrylic on canvas


Sunday, 17 February 2013

Winter Afternoon painting


Winter Afternoon
50x40cm
acrylic on canvas

I quite often have paintings in my studio for weeks or months, and during that time they change drastically, and sometimes get used as a kind of notebook. This painting is the same size as 'Blue and Green' , see below (which I have just sold through the Saatchi online gallery) and started at the same time.....


Friday, 15 February 2013

A mornings activity







There's a hole in my painting!


Well, two holes actually. Can you see them in the sky? My poor painting had an accident (it was me really, not my painting all by itself). It fell onto a pot of palette knives...aaaaagh!!

Thursday, 14 February 2013

Orchards and promise of spring


Orchard Last September  57x75cm, mixed media on watercolour paper


I have loved my afternoon! The painting above has had a couple of renditions, and the one below similarly.


Walking Through Spring  57x75cm, mixed media on watercolour paper

Total re-think.....it's quite liberating!!

This had been in my portfolio, I always have a lot of unfinished pieces tantalising me .....I took it out and started to work on it, see here. I had a complete re-think and got my gesso pot out, and decided to think about the memory aspect of making the painting in the first place. It's definitely still unfinished, but moving foward.


Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Winter Green....



This 50x50 painting started here...


Memories of September

I am working on a few pieces at the moment, including this orchard view. Kent is full of fruit orchards, and September is a lovely month, leaves, warmth, fruit, colour...sigh...it seems a long time ago!


This is 57x745cm, mixed media on watercolour paper.

Working on my snow paintings....


This is 57x75cm, mixed media on watercolour paper

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Saatchi online Showdown

Thanks to everyone who voted for me, much appreciated! I am through to the next round of Showdown. See my entry here. Me, along with 299 other artists have been voted through from around 3500 artists.


After Monet II
150x180cm
acrylic on canvas

Monday, 4 February 2013

Sunny February painting


This is 60x60cm, I have been working on it along with a commissioned painting, both nearly now finished.