About face in more ways than one

Episode 41 Wednesday 9 June 2021 My purple, teal and magenta painting I was working on last post is nearing completion. I do love the colours and will use them again. Delphiniums is also becoming resolved. Similar colour palette. Same size, 50cm square. My studio is messier that ever with so many things on theContinue reading “About face in more ways than one”

Playing with a new palette

Episode 39 19 May 2021 I was inspired by a painting I saw online which featured a colour palette I rather loved so I have been playing around with that in the past week. Turquoise, purple, touches of magenta and gold with black, white and greys to tone down the strength of the colour. SoContinue reading “Playing with a new palette”

Fiesty florals and other things

Episode 32 9 February 2021 Last week I showed the beginning of six 30cm square abstract florals exercises. I have been trying for a while to really loosen up my approach to florals but I always seem to start fiddling and realism takes over. Well my imagined realism. I love flowers and gardens; they areContinue reading “Fiesty florals and other things”

Organic shapes; a winner or loser

Episode 30 27 January 2020 The past two weeks have seen me struggling with shapes: mainly curvy ones. But first the finished versions of my collages from a few weeks ago. I like all the different shapes and marks but not 100% sure the composition is working for me. I like the touches of blueContinue reading “Organic shapes; a winner or loser”