Happiness in a tree

Happiness in a tree

I decided a few weeks ago that I wanted a pretty weeping Cherry tree in the garden and finally found one I was pleased with after a bit of searching, which arrived a couple of weeks ago. That gave me time to extend the border I wanted it in. Because I wanted to view it […]

Morning glorious

Morning glorious

Sometimes as an artist, its a good feeling to just paint colour. Lots of bright, glorious colour. And that was what I wanted to do with this latest painting of mine. I had an idea that I wanted to make the painting of something specific, but keep it as simple as possible as a composition […]

Cherry blossom gazebo kiss in easy stages

Cherry blossom gazebo kiss in easy stages

At long last its time to talk about this delightfully evocative painting I finished last week for the bride and groom. As I’ve mentioned before, the minute I saw the happy couple under the white wrought iron gazebo with the cherry blossom above and around their feet I knew I wanted to paint this picture from my photo. And […]

Wallowing in pinkness

Wallowing in pinkness

I made a promise a couple of months ago to do a painting for someone, not knowing what the painting would be of. It would be their choice of subject in the painting, and it would be my gift to them for their wedding day. I knew they were thinking of something possibly from their […]