Tag: art

Stormy Days: A Body Of Work From A Turbulent 2020

Stormy Days: A Body Of Work From A Turbulent 2020

Stormy Days is a body of work consisting of a few small postcard sized paintings I worked on last year. Reflecting my mood and feelings about the first lockdown and being a symbol for the turbulent times, I created these small works initially in response 

Untold: The Rock Trust Exhibition And Auction 2020

Untold: The Rock Trust Exhibition And Auction 2020

I’m delighted to announce that three of my postcard sized mixed media paintings will be featured in the upcoming Rock Trust exhibition and auction titled Untold. Due to the current climate this year’s exhibition and auction will solely take place online, and the art works 

A Sanctuary In Lockdown

A Sanctuary In Lockdown

I have tried to write a blog post at least three times over the past 13 weeks since lockdown in Scotland began. Every time I wrote a post it didn’t feel right. Something about what I was saying seemed trivial; my words didn’t seem to 

Retreat To Recover

Retreat To Recover

It’s been a few months since my last “proper” post and it makes me chuckle to think its subject was Resistance. One may imagine that not having blogged since then may have been caused by said Resistance! But that’s not true. The reason I haven’t 

Christmas Exhibition 2017

Christmas Exhibition 2017

I am happy to announce 15 of my pen and ink Wildlife Drawings will be featured in a Christmas Exhibition alongside the work of three other talented artists! All my work on display will be for sale. Never before have so many of my original 

Dealing With Resistance To Creativity

Dealing With Resistance To Creativity

When I started exploring and opening up to my creativity again, it was hard. I felt so much Resistance. I was living in The Netherlands once more, and every time the day came around for my weekly painting class I didn’t want to go. I 

Eagle-Eye And Wise Wolfy

Eagle-Eye And Wise Wolfy

I am thrilled to announce I have created two new wildlife drawings to add to my collection. Please welcome Eagle-Eye and Wise Wolfy! One of my lovely customers and friends had asked me if I would do these two animals as they are special and 

Hello Deer At The Rock Trust Exhibition And Auction

Hello Deer At The Rock Trust Exhibition And Auction

Tomorrow, Friday 23rd June 2017, sees the start of the Rock Trust Postcard Art Exhibition and Auction and I am very excited to be a part of it. Money raised from the sale of my framed piece, Hello Deer Original Sketch, will go to the 

How I Came To Love Birds

How I Came To Love Birds

I love birds. They inspire me. It wasn’t always this way though. I remember I loved animals as a child, but then somewhere along the line I lost interest in them (even though at one point I’d wanted to be a vet!), and instead turned 

Take Yourself On A Date

Take Yourself On A Date

I often take myself on a date. An artist’s date, a writer’s date or a well-being date; whatever you want to call it, it’s doing something for myself that I love, enjoy and feel good about that nurtures my soul. For example, I will take