As far as excuses go

I know people have busy lives. I know that people aren’t always able to keep the appointments they make for various reasons. So when a client rings me within half an hour of the time they are due at my house to say they can’t keep the appointment they made but will re-schedule the meeting in a couple of days time, that’s fine.


When the excuse given is “I’ve got a bit of a problem with a headless chicken”, I must admit its the best excuse I’ve ever heard.

Especially when I have to consider that the person in question is a male witch………………………………..

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 (6)

  1. BlazngScarlet
    Jan 27, 2010

    Hmmm …. interesting.
    Conjures (lol) up all KINDS of stories in my wicked little head! lol

  2. Jackie Adshead
    Jan 28, 2010

    Blazng Scarlet – Yes, it does in mine, too!!! 🙂

  3. nitebyrd
    Jan 28, 2010

    I definitely would forgive him. That's an excellent excuse. I wonder if it would work when I want to call in sick at my office? LOL

  4. Jackie Adshead
    Jan 28, 2010

    Nitebyrd – You should try it, you never know! 🙂

  5. Spiky Zora Jones
    Jan 29, 2010

    My magic beats headless chicken magic. I'll have to post that little magic story one day…it's a true story….BOO!

    I called in to work once and said I wasn't coming in. Because my broom wasn't working. hehehe.

    they thought i was joking. 🙂

    later sweetie.

  6. Jackie Adshead
    Jan 29, 2010

    Spiky – I look forward to reading your magic story then when you're ready to tell it.

    And you're making me laff about your broomstick excuse! 🙂

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