I have been practicing painting other people’s hounds. I like to do quick tonal acrylic sketches as a break from oil painting. It challenges to think about tonal value rather than colour.
Commissions are usually pretty interesting because they will challenge me in some way or another. This particular commission’s challenge was about scale.
I needed to paint this picture. I have painted a lot of landscapes lately and I was missing the challenge of the human form.
An account of the posters and events of Swansea’s Climate Strike Protest September 2019.
The ferry to Tory Island runs all year round. In the summer months (June onwards) there are extra sailings. We had decided to get an early boat as Seamas, my husband said the weather forecast was for sunshine in the morning, cloudy around midday and then sunshine in…