All posts tagged: Devizes

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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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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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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Landscape (NFS)

‘Landscape’ 2018, 120 x 100 cm. I’m feeling it. I’m letting myself go: I’m releasing myself from all forms of control. I don’t know what I’m doing but through me something is being created, and that’s amazing. #painting #affordableart #affordableartfair #spiritualhome #arttherapy #gallerywall #mentalhealth #landscapeart […]

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Roundway Hill 1 *SOLD*

New, multi-layered painting on paper based on my walks around Roundway Hill near Devizes, Wiltshire. My process includes: painting a ‘base’ or ‘hidden’ landscape, covering with gesso, scratching and sanding back the gesso, layering melted wax, re-painting, peeling away wax and over-drawing. 71 x 50 […]

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