Tag Archives: oil painting

Little starry birds!

I am very thrilled that little images of my birds are now available on the Plas Bodfa website. Follow these links: Stargazing Birds A glimpse into the world of birds, as they look upwards in wonder, gazing at the immensity … Continue reading

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Foiled by the virus!!

In April I was supposed to be taking part in a pop-up exhibition at the lovely Plas Bodfa, an old country house in Anglesey. I worked hard on creating an installation, which unfortunately had to be postponed at the last … Continue reading

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Pop Up Exhibition!

Excited about our pop-up exhibition in August! Continue reading

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Ancient Copper Landscapes…

Recently I’ve been sketching and painting at Parys Mountain on Anglesey, a desolate area where copper has been mined since Roman times, leaving interesting staining and bleaching on the landscape.  It is colour and form that interests me most at … Continue reading

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Experiments in gold leaf

Oof!  My exhibition at Oriel Ynys Mon (click here) on Anglesey still has a month to run.  It’s been hard work, as pictures sell off the walls to all the tourists who pass through there, so I’ve been painting like … Continue reading

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Exhibition at last ready…

What a week!  Finishing, framing, mirror plating and wrapping 40 pictures for my exhibition at Oriel Ynys Mon Long Gallery, at Llangefni, Anglesey.  This represents about two years’ work, watching and drawing seabirds in the UK and the Falkland Islands. … Continue reading

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Adventures in Photoshop – yes or no?

See how this image pops!  Just been to a Helfa Gelf (the North Wales Open Studio Event – click here to look at their website)  workshop on Photoshop, really good.   Now dithering about whether it’s worth spending money to rent … Continue reading

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Falklands magic

  My visit to the Falklands Islands is now paying off!  Oil on canvas.  This is Rock Hopper Hop!! Rock Hopper Penguins are really charming and comical, and very interested in people. Four Rock Hoppers and a King Cormorant.  This … Continue reading

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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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