Don’t you just hate it when masking fluid sticks to your brushes? Sound familiar? Most artists have experienced this issue. You need to do some masking, but when you finish your brushes are solid rubber and unusable. I was going to show you a picture, … Continue readingMasking Tips – how to save your brushes
Some paintings happen as a result of chance encounters. On my way to the Society of Women Artists Exhibition in June I decided to get my phone out, as it was a glorious evening. Leaving Trafalgar square, a large group of policemen on bicycles headed … Continue readingBobbies on Bicycles – Creating a Painting.
Painting outside is challenging. A few weeks ago I was out in the cold, wet and wind at Winslow Market demonstrating at a promotional event for Bucks Open Studios. Here is proof, if proof is needed. And it was indeed, cold and wet, and windy … Continue readingThames at night – painting outside.
Some time ago I made a promise to paint St Leonard’s Church in Middleton, Manchester. I have been meaning to paint its Wooden tower for a long time. The Church dominated my childhood, so it’s a personal perspective. We learnt about it’s history at school. … Continue readingWooden Bell Tower
Battersea and Chelsea combined. Being from Manchester, I had no idea how close Battersea Power station was to Chelsea Bridge. In my mind the two have very different images. One a clean, flash symbol of luxury life and the other with the daily grind of … Continue readingBattersea under Chelsea Bridge