My everchanging canvas

My everchanging canvas

When we came to buy this house in Kent, we fell in love with it for many reasons. We were aware it was on top of a hill, but that was secondary to the main features of size, position, neighbourhood, practicality of house and garden, all the tiny details that are important about living in […]

In the frame and under it!

In the frame and under it!

When it was my birthday in August my darling husband enquired a few weeks beforehand as to what I would like as a present from him. I smiled and said “That’s easy!” and when he asked with some trepidation “How easy?????” I laughed and said that I had known as soon as we moved to […]

New tricks to learn

New tricks to learn

I thought I’d learnt a lot about art, and painting in the years I’ve been doing it.. I didn’t think there was much I didn’t know about it. But I have recently, in the last couple of weeks, learnt that there is a new technique that I was unaware of. When I was shown it, […]

Becoming Kentish

Becoming Kentish

Its been such a busy last few weeks but I can start catching up with my blog now with updates. After most of my life living in the Burton on Trent/Derby area I have moved to Kent. Its been almost seven years of wanting to do that, and planning it, and now I am finally […]

From the man I never met

From the man I never met

An eagle eyed friend of mine sent me this a couple of weeks ago.. it was from Repton Parish Magazine and a thankyoue letter from the man I never met, who I did the commission for of St Saviours Church Interior, in Foremark, South Derbyshire.

Revamped naked woman

Revamped naked woman

I have been asked over the years to do some very interesting commissions for various clients, but one of the most difficult ones was asked of me recently. A friend of mine who I have done artwork for before showed me a tattoo design that her friend had, but didn’t like the artwork so much […]

Who’d have thought it

Who’d have thought it

Well… going back into the dark recesses of time my new webmaster suggested that I start writing a blog to go along with the new website he was designing for me. “But what shall I write????” was my immediate reaction.. and would anyone be interested was my next thought. I know a lot of people […]

The BEST reaction EVER!

The BEST reaction EVER!

A friend of mine who has commissioned artwork from me before sent me some ideas yesterday for an idea she has for a tattoo design. I had no knowledge of it until she had sent me the details of the images she likes and how she wants to incorporate them into a piece of art, […]