Creating magic and mystery

It’s good to know when you’re on the same wavelength as someone else. Particularly if they’ve commissioned a painting from you. Particularly when the subject matter is something as specific as Goddesses. Because just because I see them in a certain way, doesn’t mean the client does! So, I was happy to arrange a “work […]

The feminine touch

The oil painting of the seven Goddesses is starting to pull together now and I’m delighted with some of the effects that I’m getting in it. I have a loose idea of how the picture will look but sometimes how it turns out even surprises me….. and I’m creating it!!!! I’m working from this watercolour […]

On Creativity

I was chatting with an artist friend and her boyfriend the other day about life, art, and creativity (as you do!). And it always surprises me to hear that other people struggle to be creative a lot of the time. It’s strange to hear because I know I am creative ALL of the time. The only thing stopping me creating […]

Like an old familiar lover

I fall into its arms like an old familiar loverI’ve missed it so.A few days away from it and my heart aches to touch it,to feel it again under my finger tips. It waits, in silence, slumbering but not asleep. Waiting, and longing, to be touched again. And I return, knowing it is calling me. […]

Fully satiated

Sometimes it’s difficult to make arrangements to have a drawing session with a model, it’s like any other business arrangement, where you have to find compatible days and times to suit both parties. But once done, its easy to keep to that arrangement. But also it has to be borne in mind that sometimes the model […]