Skittering

This quick little guy was inspired by a kind offer by Mary of Oil Pastels by Mary when she posted photos of geckos and lizards on her blog. Mary works amazing painterly magic with oil pastels, a medium which has always been for me, completely confounding!:) Mary is also a lovely, supportive blogger friend. Thank you Mary!

Descent

  I’m having loads of fun with these old photo inspired paintings.  They provide an emotional connection and a place to begin.  I’m allowing myself the freedom to take great liberties with the faces and figures.  Unlike  portraiture, I m borrowing only what I’m interested in exploring and filling in the rest anyway I like.  It’s a bit […]

Julian’s

This is the first time I’ve featured the work of a fellow artist on my blog. When I first started to blog, I made the decision to keep my intentions simple and though I’ve been quite tempted to highlight the work of artists I admire, I have only shown you my various efforts. Today I’m […]