Developing an eye for values

I believe it is vitally important to take time to be creative. For me, it is how I allow my brain time to unravel the big issues I am facing and most importantly, it is how I de-stress and manage to quiet anxious thoughts and feelings. Drawing, painting and focusing on my creative life throughContinue reading “Developing an eye for values”

Complexity in my life

Last month, I found myself playing with a new Sharpie which I love love LOVE! Who would have thought that I could get so passionate about an ink pen?  But there you have it.  I love to draw and express whatever wants to emerge from inside me at the time.  The above photo is aContinue reading “Complexity in my life”

A little trip down 2004 Visual Diary Memory Lane

Where to start? I was having a look through some of my recent and much older visual diaries tonight and felt inspired to share some of my works with you.  A number of them are still works in progress and these are only progress shots.  They are also an indication of the type of themesContinue reading “A little trip down 2004 Visual Diary Memory Lane”

Today, I celebrate the female form through art

I felt inspired to share some of my artworks of the female figure with you.  Some of them are modelled after my own somewhat curvy lines and others from life models.  This above painting was created between 2005 and 2006 in acrylic paints.  I had a fantastic time painting this piece and I called itContinue reading “Today, I celebrate the female form through art”

Eyes, Owls and Animal love

Artistically, I am incredibly inspired by nature, especially animals.  They have so much to express and in a way when I draw or paint them I see myself reflected through them. Owls are a favourite bird for me.  I have been fascinated by their stealth, wise eyes and the graceful beauty that they carry withContinue reading “Eyes, Owls and Animal love”

Woman in Water 2012

It seems that 2012 held a theme for me in my art and creativity.  Women and water were a huge feature of how I was expressing myself. This oil painting was sold to a dear friend of mine who loved it the moment she saw it. This image was inspired by a young lady leaningContinue reading “Woman in Water 2012”