All posts tagged: Contemporary Art

New for sale

Straight from the framers (Original Glory in Devizes). ‘Cornish Pottery and Apples’ 2021. Oil on board, 33cm x 28cm. £295 – free delivery to anywhere in UK. Contact me (durfun2@hotmail.com)

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Studio Still Life

I’ve been busy recently with my ‘other’ (paid) work at The Pound arts centre in Corsham; A new job with new responsibilities and a different focus to what I’ve been used to. I’m setting that up as an excuse for the lack of painting that […]

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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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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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