Last Thoughts on the Monochrome Challenge

My last thoughts on the monochrone challenge are that it was fun! I produced a lovely series of small paintings that I am pleased with as examples of fresh, spontaneous abstract work. What else came out of the experience? Well, it was a bit of a distraction over the summer. The challenge is an exampleContinue reading “Last Thoughts on the Monochrome Challenge”

Asymmetry and Me

Asymmetry and me. that seems to be the theme of the week for this first seven days of my summer Monochrome Challenge. I have successfully completed my first week of mini, 12 x 12 abstract paintings in black and white with the option to a use colour if I wish. So, here are the 7Continue reading “Asymmetry and Me”

Edginess and Drama

The last few months has been pretty full on, with a busy schedule and numerous projects across both my art and psychotherapy business resulting in very little time to write.  Deep Thinking In my regular blog over the last few months I have thoroughly enjoyed sharing my thoughts and reflections on the experience that isContinue reading “Edginess and Drama”

24 Hour Sale

Exciting News! I will be doing a Facebook Live Sale on Monday 10th December at 6.30pm. I will have some of my prints, my boxed notecards and even some original paintings in the sale. I am offering a 25% reduction on the usual price and P&P is included. The sale will last until 6.30pm (ukContinue reading “24 Hour Sale”

Why Buy Original Art?

So, what is the point of buying an original piece of art? When you can probably get something much cheaper from (insert name of the home or furniture store of choice) and it can be changed as you update your paint colour. I’d like to share a different perspective. Original art is not just forContinue reading “Why Buy Original Art?”

Artist and Designer Fair in Buxton

I’m delighted to be exhibiting at the newly renovated Octagon Hall in the Artist and Designer Fair on Saturday and  Sunday 20th and 21st October,  10am til 4.30pm.    An elegant and spacious venue, the Octagon Hall has room for upwards of 30 exhibitors.  Exhibitions include art, jewellery, furniture, glassware and other designer led products. Continue reading “Artist and Designer Fair in Buxton”

Colour, Collage and Texture Workshop

This post is to introduce my new Colour, Collage and Texture Workshop which i am excited to be running next year.  This workshop is all about painting abstractly and using colour, collage and texture in the work to create impact. It is a follow on session to my introductory session into Abstract Painting.  For peopleContinue reading “Colour, Collage and Texture Workshop”

Abstract Landscape Workshop: what can you expect?

We’ll be spending the day together at a lovely venue, The Old House Studio in the middle of open countryside about 3  miles from Glossop. We will begin with some simple ideas about how to compose abstract paintings, as well as spending half an hour looking at abstract work to get some ideas of whyContinue reading “Abstract Landscape Workshop: what can you expect?”

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