All posts tagged: Oil

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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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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He’s back

‘Why aren’t you drawing right now?’, ‘What sort of artist ARE you?’, ‘You don’t have anything to say’, ‘You’re too old to make it now’, ‘Who would be interested in THAT?’, ‘You can’t even draw a tree properly’. Ah, the inner critic has arrived again. […]

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New commissions

*COMMISSIONS* – a bit scary, right? No, not at all. You choose the location and the size of the finished painting and we go from there.  Prices are based on size. 100 x 100 cm oil on canvas would be £600 for example.  This is […]

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Struggle

A bit of experimentation, and a lot of artistic licence! I’m feeling a bit challenged by the enormity of the exhibition coming up. In fact, I’m in a constant state of self-doubt and worry. There are so many amazing artists out there that I just […]

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