2017 has been a very successful year for my art with over 200 sales of paintings.
The part of Eastcombe that I have painted here is accessed down a steep single track road and it can be pretty treacherous in the winter ice.
My first blog focused on American contemporary female painters. Some of these artists I admire, or just like but I don’t think they necessarily influence my work in the way that the American painters in my first list do. Again most of them are not especially famous but […]
I got to walk on frozen snow earlier in the week. I had to travel all the way to the Cotswolds to find it. There had been a foot of snow the week before but it had almost all gone. Almost. There were remnants left in the cold […]
The famous ones I started this list as a challenge to myself really. I began thinking about women artists and was shocked that I got as far as Tracey Enim and then my mind just went blank. I looked up a few more names on google and added […]
Know how to make an artist happy? Give them art supplies. Stuff to play with. Great Art (whom I buy the majority of my wonderful linen canvases and paints from) sent me a lovely surprise this morning. They sent me an “art box” and a Seasons Greetings card. […]
In the Brecon Beacons it has snowed. In Stroud, where my parents live, it has snowed. Here? Nope. We had about ten minutes of sleet yesterday morning and that’s it. That’s what you get for living next to the sea, mild winters and damp summers. The last time it […]
So it wasn’t to be. Swansea wont be the UK city of culture in 2021. It will be Coventry. How disappointing. We went down to a venue on the High Street called the Hyst to see the result announced live on BBC TV. There was a lot of […]
Swansea is nervously awaiting to hear on Thursday if its has been selected as UK city of Culture 2021. We know that no UK city can be a European city of culture thanks to Brexit. Swansea has made the short list before and lost out to Hull. This […]