Thursday, 23 March 2017


love that little phrase.


noun: indulgence in aimless thought or dreamy imagining; absent-mindedness.
'a vacant daze that leads to formless wool-gathering'
synonyms: daydreaming, dreaming, building castles in the air, distraction, inattention, musing, Me!

Friday, 17 March 2017

What's on my desk today?

Working with wood, spirals, swirls, twirls and imagination. All that is missing is a mug of tea, so if you'll excuse me, I shall be putting the kettle on :)

Have a lovely Friday and good weekend!

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Water water everywhere and not a drop to drink!

'Yellow Buoy' 
Acrylic - applied as water colour
on A4 Acid Free 140g/m cartridge paper

'Approaching Storm'
Acrylic - applied as water colour
on A3, Acid Free 300g/m2 100% cotton paper

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Moo-ve up!

My small Limousin herd are solemnly waiting for the finishing touches,
they have certainly kept me busy for a while :)

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

I need to see the sea

Over the weekend, I fancied returning to watercolours,
to see if I can still paint,
I need practice...
much more practice!
'Yellow Bouy'

'Approaching Storm'

Still, it is great fun

Right, better get back to the commissions :)

Friday, 17 February 2017

What's on the desk today?

Slates waiting to be varnished ....
Slates drying and hardening.....
Preliminary sketches .....
 It is all go here at the moment :)

Right better get back to work,
have a large commission confirmed this afternoon,
will certainly keep me quiet for a while :)
(fat chance!)

my little studio assistant 
has promoted herself to supervisor ....
I can hear her snoring from here ......

Friday, 10 February 2017

Thank you

I love it when I get such lovely feedback from paintings I have done.
It is always a relief when I hand over a commission and the reaction is so positive :) 
Thank you Helen, it is lovely to see your photo of Reggie with the rest of his family.

Right best get on, got horses to finish, dogs to start, foxes to complete!
Have a good weekend :)