This last 2 weeks I have been working on some rather different surfaces. It’s been more for fun than money , but I was needing a bit of a boost and putting some colour in my house has helped. After a lovely long weekend with friends, staying near Lecce (in Puglia) in a lovely appartment… Continue reading my life- more colourful and unusual
At last the scaffolding is gone and the building work seems to have more or less finished and my studio feels like my creative space again. I didn’t know how important it was until it was temporarily taken away. Now having re-organised it and gradually relaxing after having felt in a state of siege I… Continue reading Picking up speed……(back to work)
Has been a slow start to the year due to building work going on upstairs and a complete lack of soundproofing. It has been impossible to work some days and others its just possible to tune out banging and clattering from upstairs, but working has been a nightmare and my studio , which has always… Continue reading 2016 . slow start ……
Although I have been busy with my Artist’s retreat this month I have been painting. After finishing a large painting with what seemed like hundreds of windows and balconies and doors and a cute little yellow car I have had fun with lots of small square paintings. I have tried to be a bit more… Continue reading Art in May
Have decided that as I think February is the most miserable of months to make some plans to compensate. Have ordered 27 new canvas boards – 7 of which are square (40x40cms) and challenge myself to use them all this month. I don’t know what I will do with them but something fun- not commissions.… Continue reading february………….
Now that I am back staying in my studio I am having a short break from painting people. It’s a bit more relaxing to paint scenes where if a window is not just as it should be it doesn’t really matter. Most of all I can chose exactly what I want to paint and do… Continue reading Painting Pisticci
someone said , in an article on making money, that the way to make money was to create something of value and the money would just happen. I wonder? this week I have enjoyed painting for the first time in ages. I have been painting something I liked and been relaxed about it. there hasnt … Continue reading progress in painting