Just Add Water to thrive in a Creative Permaculture

I have been so lucky over lockdown to have been part of a small informal group of artists who meet up on Zoom (where else!) where we work out our plans, hopes and dreams and set ourselves goals for the week ahead. One of the things that came out of this was how to work smarter not harder enabling us … Read More

It’s time to reveal my Patreon offer to you…

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Staying Curious…  “I believe that curiosity is the secret. Curiosity is the truth and the way of creative living. Curiosity is the alpha and the omega, the beginning and the end. Furthermore, curiosity is accessible to everyone. ” Elizabeth Gilbert   ‘Big Magic’   I love to set challenges and open up different channels of enquiry for both myself and others. … Read More

Coming to a screen near you…

I suppose that lockdown has made us all embrace technology a little more hasn’t it? I know that I had been thinking of creating films of my painting process for a while now in order to help my students understand the techniques and materials that I use. But actually a lot of feedback has focused on the calming and peaceful … Read More

Open Studio This Weekend

28 – 30 June 11 – 4pm Just to let you know that I will having my Open House this weekend. I hope that you can find time to come along to say hello and see a specially curated selection of my work. I am really pleased to have had my living room turned into a lovely bright gallery space … Read More

A Little Musing on my Creative Process

I have spent the first half of this year on art courses, both on location in Yorkshire and online via the USA.  Although they were quite different in many ways they both seem to have been encouraging me to really connect with my inspirations whilst pinning down and clarifying my desires and intentions; what is The Big Idea? The Loud … Read More

Workshops 2017

At last! Please do get in touch to make a booking or if you would like any more information…  I will be uploading these onto my website where you can also access the booking form.

Hedgerow Song

I have recently been working on a new series of mixed media acrylics using collage and image transfers. This one is on show at Witherslack at the moment until Sunday when the show finishes – catch it while you can!

Lakes Artist Summer Exhibition

I am pleased to have had two of my paintings accepted into this years summer show in Grasmere – I hope that you can get along to see it and enjoy a day out in this beautiful part of the Lake District.