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Spring news

  Really busy with admin work for a local art society at the moment, but somehow I’m finding that having to struggle to make time to do my own work inspires creativity.  I was struck by a rather tatty looking … Continue reading

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More and Different

Took some pictures into the Grosvenor Open Art Exhibition today: don’t know whether they’ll be accepted but we live in hope!  Quite pleased with my slightly wind-tousled Mallard however! Also my inquisitive Canada Goose …. I went to Slimbridge Wetlands … Continue reading

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Well here is one..

Following my ‘new impetus’ decision at the start of the year, here is the first painting, not completed yet.  Although not a completely new approach, nevertheless it represents a  development in terms of mark making …. Also I now have … Continue reading

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New Year, new projects …

One of my New Year resolutions was to further develop the bird paintings into more dynamic directions.  These are two Christmas commissions: I enjoyed painting the male and female eider ducks…..

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Christmas Shopping!

With a frightening 5 weeks to Christmas, frantic painting of robins has been happening at the Sea Holly studio.  There are stars and bauble-shaped tree decorations (on papier maché) and images on lovely honey coloured slices of leylandii wood, provided by … Continue reading

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Good start!!

Well, I sold three pictures before the exhibition at Galeri Betws y Coed even opened!!  They make a nice triptych, I think!  Check out the gallery here: http://www.galeribetwsycoed.co.uk/home/ Still reeling with the pleasure!  Three black headed gulls flapped off to … Continue reading

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Betws y Coed bound!

Going to the lovely town of Betws y Coed this afternoon to take my paintings to Galeri: check them out here: http://www.galeribetwsycoed.co.uk for the new Helfa Gelf exhibition: http://www.helfagelf.co.uk I am putting in 4 canvases, here is another: Sketched these … Continue reading

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