This is a detail of part of this painting, it is a bit startling to see it this large as the laptop has magnified my photo, it’s a bit like looking in a magnified mirror , it shows all of the flaws. She is not as large as this, and she doesn’t dominate the painting,Continue reading “Song of Summer”
This is a detail of a much larger painting, that I have been working on, on and off for a long time. I have finally framed it. I think that this is my favourite image from the painting. Why the title? Inspiration I have been looking up the word, and it literally means breathe lifeContinue reading “Inspiration”
Here is the whole of the painting, I have tried to show fashions changing during the ten decades that the Society of the Arts has been running. I always think of South Park as a wonderful place and so I featured the bandstand and the clock tower. Darlington is so lucky to have the ParkContinue reading “Art full of love the whole of the story”
Here is another image from my painting to celebrate the joy of art and the centenary of Darlington Society of the Art., I think of art as a super power that inspires, calms, motivates, capitvates and moves both the artist and the viewer. More lilies this time Star Gazer ones, white and blue iris andContinue reading “Art Full of love image 2”
Here is a section of my painting Art Full of Love. It’s a big painting framed it’s about 71cm by 81cm. It is a departure for me because for the first time I painted it specially for a special event with a theme firmly in mind. Usually I let the paint decide what I wouldContinue reading “Art Full of Love”
A little picture that I did when I had Covid in October 2021, I thought it deserved framing. It is a little pastel of the Autumn trees outside. I was not feeling very well at all , and for five days I could not really do anything, but on day 7, I started this littleContinue reading “Honesty”
Arcardia a beautiful tranquil place , bursting with life, a golden age filled with freedom and flowers. This was painted in the spring.
When it comes to the hard times in your life, the support of friends is vital, those friends can be human or have fur or feathers , but there is nothing that beats a hug. Friendship is such a gift, you can find it in unexpected places, treasure it and give your friends a bigContinue reading “One Day L’ll Fly Away”
This is part of a painting I did about this time last year. Just remember that every day is a special day if you spend it with those you are special to you.
Early days on this painting, the orchids are blooming on the bathroom window sill, and I saw the bee in the garden. Spring is coming ……