Tuesday, 11 June 2019
new work - sketching outdoors and borrowed views
vintage books with view of park cottages - this still life with a landscape features a borrowed view inspired by an actual local-to-me view. There are some lovely older cottages and houses around here, they have such character and often lovely overflowing gardens. I do like an overflowing, slightly or very wild garden.
I am enjoying working on larger (for me) paintings - compositions that have different ways of seeing things, some more complex than others.
This does mean I am producing a few larger paintings each week rather than a handful of smaller ones, but I learning so much through these larger works and wish to continue on. So far they have been very well received. Thank you!
So this week I will be adding the two paintings here - and possibly a third, plus a selection of tiny landscapes to my shop. Update at the usual time.
Yes a new series of tiny paintings has begun... I shall be working on these through the spring and summer months (and possibly beyond but a...
This new embroidery piece is a work I showed in progress last week. It is now complete and will be in my shop update in just a little while...
A new series of monochrome gouache postcards - these are original drawings on vintage postcards (with picture scenes on the reverse side) ...
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