Sunday- home and away……..


A grey November morning, but a day full of promise..... With plans for a day at the print studio and experimentation with oil paint and medium to play with...I have a new image I am recently haunted by, a chapel in Cornwall that looks more like a lighthouse, standing on a snowy hill. Yesterday after …

Back in the studio


Inspired by the landscape and the gallery visits in Cornwall during the past week (and also after viewing the Maggie Hambling:Making Love with the Paint - you must watch)! https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000nx23/maggi-hambling-making-love-with-the-paint I returned to my studio. My sort of loose plan to rework some old canvasses or maybe obliterate the old and layer a new image/work. …

As October draws it’s last few breaths so we gasp into November


Still here, still a survivor. On return from the relatively safe haven of Cornish air I consider 'what now' Inspired by the wonder in all that is Cornwall for me, the rugged coast, the open sea as far as the eye can see. Art abounds in galleries large and small, amazing and beautiful, thought provoking …

Horizon: July 30 Photo a Day Challenge


A farther view depending on how far above sea level you are standing.......... Horizon A fascination and my inspiration in photography and painting for many years. How far away is the horizon line? According to Wikipedia: " distance to the true horizon from an observer close to the Earth's surface is about[2] where h is height above sea level and R is …

July 29 Seaweed Green?


JUly Colours and letters challenge In November last year I was on a course at St Ives School of painting. The theme was 'Finding Your Voice' and an excellent place for art courses. All about being authentic in your art practice and challenging your perceptions in making art. During the course we had to find …

Friends Family Fairies and a Funeral


Six Word Saturday A strange week full of mixed emotions for the family and my circle of friends. The week was overshadowed by the deeply sad farewell to an amazing woman. Celebration of a life so rich, that touched so many people over a span of over nine decades with a virtual service and a …

Path- Photo a Day Prompt July 21


Up the Garden Path today look what I found- seemingly a daisy but yellow not the usual white with yellow centre, this is life at the moment and yearnings for places further afield are soon to be realised later in the year...with a planned visit to St Ives. During which was to be the Arts …