Painting Kings Cross the pink side forced me to do something I thought I never would. In my box of watercolour paint tubes I have a colour that I had never used until this painting. A bright fluorescent pink called Opera. How do you create … Continue readingPainting Kings Cross – the Pink Side
Delighted to announce that the 159th Annual Society of Women Artists Exhibition is now online and the following paintings have been included in the exhibition. First up is Charing Cross Station Harlequin Gherkin-the most recently completed of the four paintings selected. The meditation on this … Continue readingSociety of Women Artists Exhibition Entries
Contrasts feature heavily in my paintings and never more so than in Checkmate. A painting of the Shard London and a lamp post on the Thames Embankment. The two tall elegant structures on opposite sides of the River, reminded me of chess pieces on a … Continue readingPainting of the Shard London – Check Mate.
Any Artist will say, that setting up an one day exhibition is fraught with issues, especially if it rains on the morning of the event and that event is outdoor! Which is exactly what happened to me when I went to set up for my … Continue readingOne Day Exhibition – Setting Up in Time
When dreams take shape is a Lowry Centre Painting. The Salford building is curious and feels very dark, due to facing north. A closer look tells you it’s not dark. The tower, with its helical panels, and the curious trough like structure and its support, … Continue readingWhen Dreams Take Shape – Lowry Centre Painting
Sometimes you have to take risks. Do something different, because there’s no alternative. Your usual options have been closed off for you. I think we all recognise this feeling, especially with lockdown. And the complete change in our way of life, that’s happened as a … Continue readingTime to get off the Fence – Why I’m hosting an Outdoor Art Exhibition