Tag Archives: birds

Guillemot time

I had a super visit to South Stack on Anglesey a week or so ago.  It was a good time to go as it was late in the season, and the fledglings had left the nest, so there were a … Continue reading

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Avocet

Have been struggling with this avocet for a time: these are beautiful interesting birds but it’s difficult to make them look good in paint.  This painting has gone through several stages, adding and removing backgrounds and surrounds till I settled … Continue reading

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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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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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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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À l’Europe!

Bound for a short stay across the channel: view from the Eurostar window(with husband and waterbottle!).  A long train journey is a good time to reflect on past practice – I’ve just completed three 60 cm x 60 cm pictures … Continue reading

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