All posts tagged: Contemporary Art

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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Day Meets Night

I finished this 1.5m x 1m canvas earlier last year without intending to sell it, however it’s here for anyone who might be interested. It’s unframed. Painted from the top of Alton Barnes hill looking West towards Devizes. Contact me to discuss. JM

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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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Autumn Rain 2019 *SOLD*

I’m really pleased to have finished this 150 x 100 cm landscape. Acrylic and mixed media on canvas. Someone asked me, ‘How will you know when it’s finished’ and I guess the answer is always, ‘I don’t know, it just is’. Contact me for price […]

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