A threatening sky

Inspired by the dramatic sky’s we’ve been having in the uk this month, I’m  enjoying painting skyscapes at the moment. It’s all about the sky!  I’m layering washes to create sky’s with real movement. Yesterday’s inspiration came by my walk over the fields, luckily the rain held off long enough for me to get back home.

Bluebell wood water colour

   My preferred medium this month has been watercolour, I’m somewhat surprised as only a couple of weeks ago I treated myself to the new Olympus pen f, but it’s been quite manic here of late and the one thing that de-stresses the soul is to paint! This is a little watercolour I did of the bluebell woods in our…

April showers.

   I’ve been painting a lot of landscapes just lately which is very unlike me. I’m seeing a very strong shift in style that seems to of come upon me, and I’m embracing it with open arms and water laden brushes.  It’s quite something for an artist when ones style changes on its own, without searching it out, and I…

Walking in the fields.

  Since getting Purdey, our new puppy two weeks ago I have not stopped, there has not been much time for photography I can tell you. I can’t wait until she’s old enough to take over the fields. I love this shot of my daughter walking through the corn fields last year! I can’t get enough of natural light, and…

Our puppy Perdey.

Meet the newest addition to our family…    Say hello to Purdey, our little beagle pup. It’s been 15 years since I last had a puppy, and nearly 12 yrs since my last baby, I’d completely forgotten how they take over. She’s into everything and is howling the night away bless her, hope that one stops soon. More importantly she…