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Random facts

Thanks Lucy for giving me a Amazing Blogger Award. MMmm…..seven random facts about me…. Ok then, they are:

1. I once got out of a plane at 12,000 feet, without a parachute, and survived.
2. I’ve been in the same room as a black maned lion with no bars between us.
3. I’ve seen the sun rise over an eerily silent and deserted Machu Picchu.
4. I’ve been to the exact point where the Indian Ocean meets the Atlantic Ocean.
5. I’ve waltzed across Tiannamen Square.
6. I’ve eaten a silver service dinner in the open desert at Ayers Rock, by starlight.
7. I’ve had three tarantulas crawling over my shoulders and breasts and was more interested by my companions reactions than the spiders themselves.

And since I think it’s customary to nominate three others for this award. I nominate Racy Redhead (cos she’ll have naughty fun with this!), Nitebyrd (cos she’s just finding her feet, and has loads of interesting things to tell the world) and Indigo (who just loves to shock and be wicked). Over to you, girls!

I've been an artist all of my life, and my paintings now hang on walls in Europe, USA and Canada. I'm working on getting them on the other continents! My wide range of artwork has been exhibited nearer to home in the East Midlands, with the Guild of Erotic Artists at Beaumont Hall Studios in Hertfordshire, and at "Erotica", Olympia, London. I have also been featured alongside my work in the Guild of Erotic Artists book (volume 2). I love to create dramatic interest in my pictures, whether it’s to paint an unusual landscape, or just to utilise dramatic lighting in my figure drawings or strong colour in my animal portraits. Delighting in the spontaneous tendencies of watercolour adds an interesting and distinctive look to my paintings, some of which are purposefully ambiguous, enabling the viewer to use their own interpretation of my artwork. I also love to hide images, and humour within my paintings, whether it’s a secret message, or an erotic couple hidden within a landscape, or even an erotic landscape where the couple are camouflaged as the features of the land itself. I am equally happy painting in oils, acrylics or watercolours and love to draw with pencil or ink. I have also developed the very effective method of drawing using white pencil on black card which creates dramatic pictures by just picking out where the light catches the body and leaving the rest of the image to the imagination, in darkness. I can also utilise many different styles, whether it is realistic, abstract, surrealistic, erotic, fantasy or camouflage art where something is hidden within the painting. I'm just passionate about my art, whatever I paint! But, it doesn't matter how many landscapes or pet portraits I paint, its always the erotic stuff that people are interested in! I started blogging to share some of the strange conversations I have with the people I meet. But its evolved into far more than that now.

Comments (14)

  1. Indigo
    Jan 17, 2008

    ” WOW..” Well for once in my life..I’m totally SPEECHLESS!! Which some people I know might actually find that hard to believe Lol..THANKYOU Lucy, better get shocking again but am always wicked!

  2. Loving Annie
    Jan 17, 2008

    1,2 and 7 blew me away…

    And the silver dinner service at Ayers Rock must have been beautiful !

  3. Vi vi vi vooom!!!!!!!!
    Jan 17, 2008

    Okay, now you’ve got to elaborate on all those facinating facts!! Especially the first one!

  4. Lucy Felthouse
    Jan 17, 2008

    Wow, my random facts look utterly crap now 🙁

  5. Jackie Adshead
    Jan 18, 2008

    Indigo – Er, it’s not Lucy, it’s me who’s nominated you!

  6. Jackie Adshead
    Jan 18, 2008

    Loving annie – Mmmm… I can understand that. The dinner was certainly very beautiful, and one of those awesome moments in life.

  7. Jackie Adshead
    Jan 18, 2008

    Vi – Ok, I will, in the next post!

  8. Jackie Adshead
    Jan 18, 2008

    Lucy – No they don’t, they’re just different!

  9. nitebyrd
    Jan 18, 2008

    Oh, Jackie! I’m so boring. You’ve had some absolutely, positively amazing experiences.

    I agree with Vi. More details about everything.

  10. Indigo
    Jan 18, 2008

    ‘Oh Jackie… I’m sooo sorry, I was totally blown away with the excitement last night when I read your blog, I must have got the wrong end of the stick, as we say in the country. ‘THANKYOU’ Jackie for my amazing award.. I just adore it ‘Thankyou’

  11. Jackie Adshead
    Jan 18, 2008

    Nitebyrd – I’m sure you’re not boring at all – especially after that last post regarding broken white sausages!!

    Ok… more details to follow…

  12. Jackie Adshead
    Jan 18, 2008

    Indigo – That’s ok!

  13. Racy Redhead
    Jan 23, 2008

    Jackie – as usual I am only just catching up with your blog and want to say…… Thank you!

    I am going to have a huge amount of fun with this. My mind is racing already.

  14. Jackie Adshead
    Jan 23, 2008

    Racy – I thought you’d find it entertaining and FUN!! Can’t wait to see what you come up with (so to speak……!!!)

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