It’s funny the way certain experiences have a way of staying with you. Sitting in a pub garden in Warberswick on a bright sunny day a woman just stopped in front of me, closed her eyes and took a moment. For those few seconds it felt as if she took in: the warmth of the sun,
Early morning Monday 12 December this was the scene that greeted me. I don’t think I’ve ever seen my studio looking so magical. What wasn’t so magical though was just how cold it was. The heater was on as was wooly hat and three jumpers! Working that day had an other-worldly tranquil stillness to it.
Ainda Tenho Saudades Tuas….I Really Miss You Returning to my studio after a joyous and restorative week in Portugal I painted this woman – or rather this woman very much wanted to be seen. It was one of those magical times when it just all comes together and, quite honestly, I wonder how much control
Brilliant Opening Night at the National Horse Racing Museum in Newmarket. It was an honour to have my painting Black Phoenix selected for their inaugural Open Exhibition. The show runs until 24 April and entry is FREE – with a wristband from the museum shop.
With the chance to exhibit in the cavernous Undercroft Gallery in Norwich I couldn’t resist making something really really big. Canvas, paint, supports, brushes – that budget turned out to be ginormous. Back to the drawing board. Canvas = coffee bean bags – FREE from Hot Numbers Cafe, Cambridge Paint = FREE – unused paint,