Inside My Studio

Would you like to see my studio? This is my absolute haven. This is where I escape to. In each alcove I've collected all kinds of objects including childhood ornaments my mother sent me when we first got married, and lots of lovely gifts given to me going back many years. They're very intimate [...]

2024-01-10T09:49:14+00:00November 30th, 2023|Blog|

Brighter Futures Exhibition

Art Exhibition and Auction in Aid of Alder Hey Children's Hospital I am delighted to announce my participation in the Brighter Futures Exhibition, a unqiue celebration of artwork from over 50 artists, coming together to raise funds for Alder Hey Children's Hospital. The exhibition consists of contemporary paintings, sculpture, ceramics and mixed media [...]

2022-02-28T14:13:47+00:00February 25th, 2022|Blog, Exhibitions|

Tulips in Cabbage – Original Acrylic Painting On Canvas

I am drawn to cabbages and their spectacular leaves, and to tulips particularly in the spring. I wanted to paint a still life with no background, just the leaves bleeding out to the edges of the canvas. Naturally, your eyes gravitate to the centre where you instantly see the coloured tulips, and suddenly, the [...]

2022-02-15T17:29:58+00:00January 14th, 2022|Birds, Blog, Flowers|

The Inspiration Behind “Berkshire Pig with Chickens”

People often ask me where I get my ideas from, so this short video shares the inspiration behind "Berkshire Pig with Chickens", an acrylic painting on canvas. This painting is currently available to purchase, for more details click here. There is a transcription below the video should you prefer to read about it. [...]

2022-02-17T10:09:35+00:00August 9th, 2019|Blog, Farm Animals|

Brown Paper Bouquet

I am fascinated by painting brown paper. I scrunched and folded it to create an abstract design. The wild flowers and brown paper epitomise the simple and commonplace. The careful composition highlights the beauty in nature. This original acrylic painting is currently available to purchase, for more details click here. The video below shares [...]

2023-10-02T16:08:49+01:00April 3rd, 2018|Blog, Flowers|

Illustrators Magazine – A Wonderful Interview

September News I am delighted to be able to share that I have been featured in a couple of publications this month. First, in Artists and Illustrators magazine and their website here: Artists And Illustrators Magazine. And secondly, in Lancashire And North West Magazine, and here is an excerpt from the article, (Written [...]

2021-04-15T12:01:25+01:00September 22nd, 2014|Blog, Press|


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