Part of the painting a day challenge is after dark, after work, or in stormy weather, finding something to paint. I’ve always been meaning to paint my mums cyclamen plant. Bright colours, challenge of the symmetrical pot, and now I can add a contrasting background with my shadow box. First attempt didn’t go so well. […]
Painted this one ages ago. Even sold it to the lady up the road. I painted it from life, but the plant only had one spray of flowers, so I kept turning it around. Cubism for beginners!
Very sadly one of my students has passed away. He did have a chronic illness, but got on with life at his own pace and left the class seemingly fine. His wife sent me an email to let me know of his passing, so as he was part of a very proactive art group, we’re […]
I have finally upgraded to my own domain name. It caused the bank, and by proxy me, a big panic when they phoned up and asked if I recognised the transaction. As it wasn’t listed under wordpress I didn’t recognise it straight away! Instagram is my spiritual home. Alas, they’ve changed what I loved about […]