Hello! Following a football World Cup is a rollercoaster ride for all fans! I find that I have a mixture of anticipation, anxiety, excitement, gloom and despair as a tournament goes on. This could well be the fact that I support England and, as all England fans will tell you, it’s never an easy watch! […]Read more "World Cup 2018: England v Panama – Harry Kane sets about taking the net apart!"
Hello! Time to slow down – The past week has been a bit full on, so to enjoy the company of our cat today is a treat. Recent research says that there are many health benefits from sitting with your cat or dog – they calm, restore and heal. I can’t argue! Sleep on Azlan! […]Read more "Sunday snooze"
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.Read more "For the Fallen"
Hello! Progressing quietly through January with time to experiment -it’s nice to return to a medium or technique not used for a while. This time, I rediscovered acrylic paint and palette knives, thinking about landscape. It’s been so dark and grey here lately, that I felt the need for colour too – variations on the primaries, […]Read more "Primaries"
Hello! It’s been a while since I posted, for a few reasons but chief among them was a much-desired and needed spell of R and R, with good dollop of sunshine and sea! Back to work now but here are a few sketches made while away… just as a reminder! Have a wonderful weekend! Here are my drawings: In […]Read more "Good to be back"
Hello! I’ve been out and about a bit this week, including a visit to a local art group where we were looking at composition using a panorama. I think it’s a wonderful format which can be used for many subjects. It allows scope for storytelling, (the Bayeux Tapestry being one of the earliest and largest examples) cartoons and […]Read more "A wider perspective"
Hello! Starting the new year with a little experiment that shows a sequence of four stages in the making of one small mixed media painting. Wishing you the very best for 2016! Here are my drawings…Read more "Moves"