Wednesday, 23 May 2018



This week I have been experimenting with intaglio, and making cards.

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Summertime in progress.

Beach.  50 x 70 cm. Oil
Garden. 50 x 70 cm.  Oil 

Both paintings are still in progress, and are ideas to depict our English Summertime. This is the working title for my up coming solo show
In September. I shall nag about details nearer the time 😘
I have a few ideas, but mostly I shall be watching the beach, the broad, the boats,  the grockles, and whatever conjures up that
Know what I mean.........I shall be painting it. Or printing.
So, a happy, feel-good show then......
I have my mojo back methinks, WooHoo! I am enjoying painting again enormously and can hardly believe I have spent the past two years
 not bothering. Well, it happens, but I am back, watch out!

Monday, 12 March 2018

Southwold Portrait Group

The model today was the lovely Eunice, with the flamboyant hat. My first effort was all over the rhythm. This is charcoal.
Next I got out the carbon pencil which made this lovely gentle portrait. Eunice liked this one, so she took it home.
Last, but not least, my pen for this pen and wash study. I like this one.
Good morning, thank you Eunice.

Sunday, 11 March 2018

Work in Progress........and about time too!


First day in the studio for a while, and I must remember to leave the door open! Be aware that turpentine fumes are 
very bad for you, and like me you might not know what’s happening until you struggle for breath just laying in bed! 
I was also unaware how out of practice I am with the paintbrush. You can see what a struggle I had!
Start again then..............

Monday, 5 March 2018

Southwold Art Circle Portrait Group

I had a slendid morning painting Will, a delightful and brilliant model, very Irish 
and with the obligatory twinkly eyes. Thank you Will, hope to see you again!
It felt so good to have a paintbrush in hand again, despite it not behaving as wanted!