Thursday, 26 April 2018

The Patchwork Dog

Here, using my own sweet jack russell terrier as a model, is a child's toy...a patchwork dog.
I hope you like him.

The Patchwork Dog


Tuesday, 17 April 2018

The Bubble Jar

I was given a challenge to throw some paint at a page and incorporate it into a painting.
This is what I created:

The Bubble Jar

Friday, 6 April 2018

The Sansevieria Series: III

This is the third and final in the series.
This version of the mother-in-law's tongue plant has been painted using Inktense blocks.


Monday, 2 April 2018

The Sansevieria Series: II

In this version, I used watercolour and a medium called aquapasto, made by Winsor & Newton.
When used in conjunction with watercolour, it increases the viscosity of the wash - and the resultant effect is like painting with oils.

For someone who can't use oils, this is a fabulous medium.

Sans II


Saturday, 31 March 2018

The Sansevieria Series I

I wanted to see how different mediums affected how an item was portrayed in art. I picked a sansevieria (mother-in-law's tongue) as my subject, and set about experimenting.

This first painting is in watercolour and ink - a pen and wash.

Sans I 


I've decided to have a series of three. Do come back and see the others.

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Cara

My husband asked if I would paint a picture for him. He wanted an abstract, galaxy type of painting, with bright colours in it.

This is for you, dearest.

Cara

 Unusually for me, it's a full sheet of watercolour paper!

Monday, 26 February 2018

The Westport Burger

Another food painting, from a meal served to my husband in 1B Westport Cafe.

The Westport Burger

I am delighted to say that this, together with The Westport Club, The Westport Oyster and the The Westport Special will soon be hanging in 1B Westport Cafe, in Cupar, Fife.

painted on my favourite watercolour paper, Saunders Waterford, by St Cuthbert's Mill. 

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