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Tactile Textures

I don’t usually use a lot of mixed media, but as soon as I could get my hands on some new products I began to experiment with different mediums. The art clay is a great way to build depth and layer to a canvas, and I used quite a bit on Industrial Skies. Coupled with …

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Lost Art

In creating a picture, I go through a series of different emotions and styles. I often start painting without planning and will find myself lost in creation. Sadly, when I return to complete some paintings, I find that my feelings have changed, and in trying to add a little more to a picture, I actually …

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This is Me art

Lockdown Update

Having been in lockdown for over eight weeks, I think it is safe to say that, for many of us, times have been strange. As an artist, the lack of stimulation has proven to be a stumbling block when it comes to being creative. We all wish we had more time on our hands, but …

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Sea Turtle Creation

The creation: Sea Turtle

Sometimes the paint just flows exactly as it should! After many false starts on this canvas, I painted over in deep blues, greens and turquoises. The turtle swam in to view and I felt that nothing else would work on the canvas created. I really enjoyed painting this. Below you will see the stages it …

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Capital Art Gallery

Capital Art Gallery

October saw my debut at the Capital Art Gallery in Eltham, Greenwich. A fantastic place for artists of all abilities to showcase, and sell, their works. Capital Art Gallery was opened in April 2015 The gallery is for the artists (both professional as well as up and coming) to be able to display their work …

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The Cove Reworked

Reworking Art

Occasionally I find myself finishing a painting, framing, and exhibiting it – and then seeing the improvements I think I can make. Sometimes a single aspect of a painting dictates the result, and other times it needs to be ignored and painted over. With The Cove, the boat was the focus. The blue peeling boards …

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Vines Painting

Creating Vines

The urge to paint grapes came from the glass of wine I was holding, and a recent visit to an exhibition. The process was unusual for me, but very enjoyable.