Tiger, Tiger

Tiger, Tiger

Can you help? This week I’m looking for some help in naming Tiger. He has character. He has a personality. He deserves a name. One of the things I have learned through the last few months is that I have been putting part of my personality into my paintings. Some see... read more
River Adventure

River Adventure

This weeks painting is heading towards Impressionism. I was looking to reduce the detail I’ve used in previous paintings, whilst allowing the mind of the person viewing the painting to fill in the detail for themselves. This has been quite difficult for me to get my... read more
Pop Goes The Beatles

Pop Goes The Beatles

The painting lessons are on a break for a few weeks, so I’ve gone a bit ‘off-piste’ stretching my comfort zone again this week with a go-it-alone painting. I’ve always been fascinated with the pop art world of Andy Warhol, where artistic expression meets advertising... read more
Meet Bob Marley

Meet Bob Marley

Are you constantly looking to improve? We get better at things by practising, tweaking, improving every time we do something. This has been true of my painting journey since I started – the complete fear I felt initially, never having picked up a paintbrush... read more
Poppies

Poppies

Ooooooh so MASSIVE resistance to putting this one up 😱 Sometimes things don’t go as we expect them to, our expectations of the outcome outweighing what we achieve. In everything, there is a lesson. I could have chosen not to post this painting, but it is also a part... read more
Snow Cat

Snow Cat

If you’ve been following my painting journey, here is another one for you… What struck me with this one is the resistance I had to paint something I perceived as difficult… and what I let go of to give it a go anyway! We are often all too quick to... read more