Personally speaking, the serious side of art is oil painting, however, these days I often find myself experimenting with multimedia and I say experimenting because it is just that! I deliberately do not have a plan, because part of the joy of the art is picking up something that will make a mark and making it work!
Illustrious orchid, harbinger of spring, Your spectacular beauty sings! A tonic to my eyes, a spiritual lift Is your communication to me.
Over the years I have collected garden paraphernalia but eventually the weather takes it toll on everything. Things get broken and colors fade. It is at this point these items usually get discarded. Well, I decided, not this time!
I have drawn house cats: well fed, beautiful, pampered cats, however, this time I decided to draw an alley cat in a dingy alley. A large, ferocious, brave cat, the type that has to fight for survival.
Creation Celebration. Oil. H510mm x W610mm I have painted the six days of creation, and in so doing I developed a love for jungle themes. I love the colours, plants and animals. Painting a jungle scene can be quite daunting for me, as I never know at what point in the canvas to start. I... Continue Reading →
"May my soul be like a flower; beautiful, yet humble; unique, timeous, bold and perfect. May it colour lives unselfishly, and bring joy to others, even if just for a moment. May it flourish in the 'light' and never wilt in shifting shadows, or die in darkness. May it continuously look up to the heavens... Continue Reading →
Over the last three years I have collected charity scarves with a view of doing something with them. The Covid-19 lockdown has got me doing things other than painting. I have two old Elna sewing machines which I cleaned and oiled, and also gave my sewing paraphernalia a good sorting out. In the sewing basket,... Continue Reading →