New tricks to learn

New tricks to learn

I thought I’d learnt a lot about art, and painting in the years I’ve been doing it.. I didn’t think there was much I didn’t know about it. But I have recently, in the last couple of weeks, learnt that there is a new technique that I was unaware of. When I was shown it, […]

Becoming Kentish

Becoming Kentish

Its been such a busy last few weeks but I can start catching up with my blog now with updates. After most of my life living in the Burton on Trent/Derby area I have moved to Kent. Its been almost seven years of wanting to do that, and planning it, and now I am finally […]

From the man I never met

From the man I never met

An eagle eyed friend of mine sent me this a couple of weeks ago.. it was from Repton Parish Magazine and a thankyoue letter from the man I never met, who I did the commission for of St Saviours Church Interior, in Foremark, South Derbyshire.

Revamped naked woman

Revamped naked woman

I have been asked over the years to do some very interesting commissions for various clients, but one of the most difficult ones was asked of me recently. A friend of mine who I have done artwork for before showed me a tattoo design that her friend had, but didn’t like the artwork so much […]

Who’d have thought it

Who’d have thought it

Well… going back into the dark recesses of time my new webmaster suggested that I start writing a blog to go along with the new website he was designing for me. “But what shall I write????” was my immediate reaction.. and would anyone be interested was my next thought. I know a lot of people […]

The BEST reaction EVER!

The BEST reaction EVER!

A friend of mine who has commissioned artwork from me before sent me some ideas yesterday for an idea she has for a tattoo design. I had no knowledge of it until she had sent me the details of the images she likes and how she wants to incorporate them into a piece of art, […]

Impressing estate agents!

Impressing estate agents!

I adore the house I live in, its full of south facing light, and ticks an awful lot of boxes of what I look for in a home. My husband loves it too, and described it as an “elegant house” when we first came to view it some years ago. Its known laughter, and its […]

Tell me.. and I can do it..

Tell me.. and I can do it..

I was chatting to a friend over the weekend who is thinking of a painting to go in her lounge, and asked me if I could do it for her, and how much will it cost…? I asked what the image was of, and she told me, I asked what size she wanted, and she […]