Back to basics

A bit of repetition on a theme here (sorry), but I really need to get back to basics. In fact, calling it ‘basic’ is a misnomer. Getting back to the ‘hard’ is more like it. Observation. Painting what I see (what I actually see). It’s […]

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Oil Sketches

Anybody that knows me will know that now and again I struggle with confidence. This is particularly apparent when I’m painting, or more to the point, not painting. It’s about connection. Sometimes I ‘get’ the connection and everything buzzes along for a while. Other times, […]

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Someone I used to know

Feelings of sadness, loss and grief. Sitting on a hill. Unsettled. Held up only by this chalky grass-covered slope’s strength. Lifted into the sky. Crows and a Raven. The constant wind. Where is my friend? Where have you gone? I want the earth to bury […]

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Autumn 2020

Lockdown 2.0 has enabled me to get out and draw/paint (more than Lockdown 1.0 where work, homeschooling and parenting left no time for artwork). I’ve been feeling a lot of stress recently, and I think some of that is coming out in my reactions to […]

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Riverbank Sketching

Yesterday I spent the morning with fellow artist James Aldridge walking along the river Avon at Coombe, near Enford for his Queer River project (see queerriver.com for more). James wanted to understand more about my painting practice; my interests in history, place and outer-body intuitive […]

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Ancestors Watching

Acrylic and oil pastel on canvas (framed). 50 cm x 50 cm. From my recent exhibition ‘Interbeing’ at The Pound arts centre, Corsham. £395 + PP. Please contact me to express and interest in this item.

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My Family Are Coming

Acrylic and oil pastel on board (framed). 43 cm x 35 cm. From my recent exhibition ‘Interbeing’ at The Pound arts centre, Corsham. £395 + PP. Please contact me to express and interest in this item.

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