Tenby has very a special place in my heart and I visited Tenby recently on a bright winter’s day for some artistic inspiration.
Last night International Women’s Day celebrations were held at Cinema & Co on Castle Street, Swansea. The place was packed. I know it sounds a bit daft, but I didn’t expect so many women to be there. Or maybe, I expected more than six men to come along, (of…
There was plenty of sentimental (English) pet art in the Victorian age but the French Impressions and Post-Impressionists showed that it was how you painted your subject matter that counted. I
Here’s Hudson the black poodle. He’s a handsome chap. I was asked to paint a picture of him. Pretty straight forward, eh? Well, the challenge was that the commission required that Hudson was to be portrayed not in this rural idyll but in New York City, waiting outside…
In Swansea there will be an exhibition of Swansea-based female artists’ work at Cinema & Co. It will run from March 8th to 20th. There is an opening event on Thursday March 8th 6 pm to 8.30 pm.
Next week is International Women’s Day which has got me thinking. I am a feminist. That means I believe in equality for everyone. I don’t think that’s particularly controversial but for some reason the term seems to be shrouded in confusion and discombobulation (I have never used that…
Three Cliffs Bay, Gower in the changing seasons. What’s the main difference between the seasons? The light. Whether the sun is high or low in the sky, the angle of the rays, the quality of the light. Is it sharp or is it hazy?
My adventures in Fall Bay and Rhossili, Gower in mid winter. I find that the water is very cold.
The Fins hate it, the Russians have done away with it and the Chinese and Indian have never bothered with it. So we do we?
I was looking through my photographs of the paintings I have done over the last year or so and realised that I have quite a sparrow “thing” going on. I love sparrows. Let me tell you why.