Pink Cherry Blossom Painting- Liberty

Pink Cherry Blossom Painting- Liberty

Pink Cherry Blossom- One in a million The inspiration behind my Pink Cherry Blossom painting ‘Liberty’ came on a sunny Spring day, sitting beneath the clouds of pink flowers. We are all used to seeing Pink Cherry Blossom is masses of delicate clouds covering the trees in Spring. The overall effect is stunning, but in amongst the crowd, each perfect little blossom has it’s own beauty and perfection. It must millions of...

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Wisteria Flower painting & letting go of yearning.

Wisteria Flower painting & letting go of yearning.

Wistful- The story of a Wisteria Flower Painting ‘Wistful- Definition: ‘Thoughts full of yearning or desire tinged with melancholy; also :  inspiring such yearning. Having or showing sad thoughts and feelings about something that you want to have or do and especially about something that made you happy in the past’ Video of the process of creating ‘Wistful’- Wisteria Flower Painting Painting Wisteria bringing...

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Flower garden painting, Echinacea Inspiration to fight SAD

Flower garden painting, Echinacea Inspiration to fight SAD

Creating a Flower Garden Painting The journey of creating ‘Inspiration’, my flower garden painting of Echinacea was filled with thoughts and ideas about life. Here is the video of the painting in progress and below the story behind it and how it has helped to combat SAD The Colours of Summer The colours summer bursts forth with are always so bright, inspiring and joyful. Reds and oranges, yellows and greens, pinks and purples. An...

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Artist’s Journey through a Butterfly Painting

Artist’s Journey through a Butterfly Painting

A Fascination with Butterflies Creating a Butterfly Panting & learning on the way I’ve always been fascinated by butterflies and dragonflies. Incredible creatures which go through a journey of transformation throughout their lives. There is something about that journey which resonates with me and reflects my own progress through life. So, creating a Butterfly Painting was the obvious thing to do. Painting Butterflies...

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Creating ‘Love’- A journey through a Dog Rose Flower painting

Creating ‘Love’- A journey through a Dog Rose Flower painting

‘Love’ Dog Rose Flower painting Creating a Flower Painting from a poem ‘Love’, probably the worlds most evocative word. Therefore creating my latest flower painting became a journey. Not only through a poem and a flower painting, but a process of learning for myself too. Love, a thing we all need, want, feel in so many ways. A feeling which can inspire the greatest joy and the greatest pain. The Poem As I embarked...

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Impermanence- Poppy Flower painting, The freedom of letting go of attachment-

Impermanence- Poppy Flower painting, The freedom of letting go of attachment-

Impermanence- Poppy Flower painting Based on a Poem Impermanence, my poppy flower painting : Part of a series of flower paintings inspired by the poetry of Paul Warren Goldstein. The painting has taught me wonderful lessons and reminders in the work. The first poem I chose to paint is ‘Impermanence’ and I found the words translating for me into nature’s teaching and guidance, the painting ended up meaning so much more to...

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Dragonfly painting – How to make your dreams come true

Dragonfly painting – How to make your dreams come true

Dragonfly painting- How a dragonfly came to visit There have been a lot of conversations lately about people thinking I live a charmed life. That when I really need something it comes along. It does seem to be what keeps me moving forward.  What makes my life tick along in it’s rather erratic but never dull manner. Whatever happens in life, however impossible things seem, somehow it always comes up roses. Believe and it will come...

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New Min Flower Paintings Range

New Min Flower Paintings Range

I was recently asked by quite a few people whether I could create some smaller flower paintings. having loved my big flowers some of my clients commented that their homes had many small areas where only a little painting could hang. So, my response has been to create this range of little paintings 15x15cm square, framed in a simple white 25cm box frame. They can either hang on the wall, or stand on a shelf or sideboard. At £45 they make an...

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Dubai Commission-The joy of cross cultural projects

Dubai Commission-The joy of cross cultural projects

The past 12 weeks, I have been working hard to complete seven original paintings, commissioned by a lovely new client in Abu Dhabi, Dubai The project has been such a  joy to work on and taught me valuable skills about how to work with clients across the globe. The project started with a purchase of one of my paintings from my website, destined to hang over the fireplace in the clients UK home. I decided to go out on a limb and personally...

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‘Psyche’ a more personal direction

‘Psyche’ a more personal direction

I’m working on a new range of work focusing on deeper thoughts and the wonderful journey of self development I have experienced over the years. The first in this set ‘Psyche’ is a 40×40 pastel on sandboard painting which evokes, for me, the inner soul emerging and opening up the different folds and aspects of my life. I think I will keep this as an original and giclee print rather than a gift card. It has made me think...

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