All posts tagged: Art

Apples and Cornish Pottery

Back after a short break with a small 10’’ x 8’’ oil on board. Not sure why I was so reluctant to start painting again. Probably lockdown: got me beat down. I got my hopes up for some bright light inspiration and I realised I […]

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Still Life, January 2021

I’ve just finished working on a much larger still life in oil on canvas and I’ve been sharing the process on my Instagram account (@durfun). It’s not perfect. There are composition, colour and other issues I’d like to change, but I don’t want to dabble […]

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Trying to relax

Lockdown 3.0: it’s been a bit tough so far. My husband has kidney stones; my son isn’t dealing very well with the pressure of home school, and our puppy is now a teenage ‘home wrecker.’ So, I’ve turned back to my oil sketches. I’m trying […]

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Sheep skull

It’s freezing in the studio today. We’re waiting for logs to be delivered for the wood burner so I’ve resorted to biting scrap frames abs what-not. Just about warm enough to paint this oil sketch of a sheep’s skull. Some of it is not quite […]

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Storm covering everything *SOLD*

Today was wet and windy. Leaves and hawthorn flowers blowing everywhere. Everything in disaray. JM I’ve spent a little time getting back into observational painting: just so that I don’t lose the knack! I’ve been doing some small water colour sketches around the village where […]

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