The more eagle eyed among you might notice that my dogs have snuck into a pet portrait commission. You may also notice a fourth animal. This was done as the client is a family friend and and our dogs often played together. They also really liked my masters show pieces based on Africa and camouflage, […]
Plein air painting, another old one! Oil on canvas board. This one was sold to a gentleman from down south who liked collecting paintings of local buildings. It’s from a farm in a local village whose goats tried to eat all our pack lunches and the chickens were pecking our paint. Outdoor painting hazards!
I can’t remember what year I painted this but it was before 2012 and from the quality of the photo, before 2011. I had a road and moors faze. This was painted in oils on canvas and was bought as a present for a family member living in London.
I always encourage my students to keep their old work, as the comparison can give quite a confidence boost. This work is seven years old, and it is good to compare to now. These are the farriers two pets. They kept the cat in so I could take her photo. I feel that although my […]
I’ve just got back from holiday. I went to Mayrhofen skiing. I didn’t injure myself this year, but my ski school group was small, allowing the instructor to ski our boots off. I am so wrecked I could barely lift my suitcase into the transfer bus. Skiing is a full body sport. Definitely need to […]
When we had the builders in, a few years ago, I painted in my bedroom, so I used acrylics. This is one of those paintings that just happened, a very rare occurrence.