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.
Many of these artists were extremely versatile and often worked outside the main-stream. They were all revolutionary. Some simply because they were independent women with artistic careers, others because of the nature of the art they produced. They were inventive and inspired.
How beautiful Gower woodlands inspire my oil paintings
I love the National Museum in Cardiff. It has a fantastic collection of Impressionist and early twentieth century Art. I used to visit it a lot when I was a student there in the 1980s. We visited it yesterday afternoon. We started in a contemporary exhibition called “Who […]