Caversham Arts Trail Demonstration

Caversham Arts Trail Demonstration

1st July 2016

Thanks to everyone who stopped by to see my silk painting demonstration at Caversham Arts Trail on the 7th May. Here is my completed painting ‘Showing Off’ 40 x 40 cm painted on chinese habotai silk.

Scenes in Silk – Whitchurch Silk Mill

Scenes in Silk – Whitchurch Silk Mill

1st July 2016

My latest exhibition ‘Scenes in Silk’ is now open at Whitchurch Silk Mill in Hampshire. The exhibition is open 10.30am to 5pm Tuesday to Sunday from the 28th June to the 24th July 2016. The exhibition features some of my work painted on silk woven at the mill (such as ‘Sunny Jays’ above) as well as […]

The Society of Women Artists 155th Annual Exhibition

The Society of Women Artists 155th Annual Exhibition

1st July 2016

I am delighted to be able to say that my painting ‘Quarrelling Gulls’ has been accepted for The Society of Women Artists 155th Annual Exhibition at Mall Galleries, The Mall, London. The exhibition is open 10am to 5pm daily from the 28th July to the 7th August.

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 12 December’s Shining Star

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 12 December’s Shining Star

5th January 2016

December’s Shining Star, Original Silk Painting, Framed size 30 x 30 cm £95 including P&P – Limited Edition Prints Available What other flower could I possibly do for December but the wonderful hellebore. When everything else in the garden is looking pretty dull these little fellows pop up and show us their exquisite beauty. And […]

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 11 November’s Indoor Imitation

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 11 November’s Indoor Imitation

4th January 2016

November’s Indoor Imitation, Original Silk Painting, Framed size 30 x 30 cm £95 including P&P – Limited Edition Prints Available I felt the need for more flowers today. It’s something I want to practice as I find composition difficult with flowers. Although there wasn’t much I could find that blooms in November outside that inspired […]

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 10 October’s Cornish Dreams

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 10 October’s Cornish Dreams

3rd January 2016

October’s Cornish Dreams, Original Silk Painting, Framed size 30 x 30 cm £95 including P&P – Limited Edition Prints Available – Buy Now For half term in October 2015 we took a trip down to Porthleven on the Southern Cornish coast. We stayed in a lovely cottage right on the seafront and were blessed with […]

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 9 September’s Apple Abundance

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 9 September’s Apple Abundance

2nd January 2016

September’s Apple Abundance, Original Silk Painting, Framed size 30 x 30 cm £95 including P&P – Limited Edition Prints Available – Buy Now Having done the plums yesterday, I couldn’t resist a little more fruit! The apple harvest from the tiny trees in our garden is never likely to result in the composition of an […]

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 8 August’s Plum Blues

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 8 August’s Plum Blues

1st January 2016

August’s Plum Blues, Original Silk Painting, Framed size 30 x 30 cm £95 including P&P – Limited Edition Prints Available – Buy Now Happy New Year everyone! A few years back when I didn’t have quite so many jobs and had a bit more time on my hands, we used to have an allotment with […]

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 7 July’s Wonderful Weed

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 7 July’s Wonderful Weed

31st December 2015

July’s Wonderful Weed, Original Silk Painting, Framed size 30 x 30 cm £95 including P&P – Limited Edition Prints Available – Buy Now Apologies to all you buddleia fans out (and I know there are hundreds of beautiful varieties) but the bog standard purple one is firmly a weed in my book. But what a […]

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 6 June’s Jolly Sailor

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 6 June’s Jolly Sailor

30th December 2015

June’s Jolly Sailor, Original Silk Painting, Framed size 30 x 30 cm £95 including P&P – Limited Edition Prints Available – Buy Now There’s nothing that heralds the beginning of summer like the emergence of the butterflies and the Red Admiral is one of my favourites. Seeing one always reminds me what wonderfully rich and […]

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 5 May’s Bluebell Bonanza

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 5 May’s Bluebell Bonanza

29th December 2015

May’s Bluebell Bonanza, Original Silk Painting, Framed size 30 x 30 cm £95 including P&P – Limited Edition Prints Available – Buy Now   Those of you who have seen some of my previous work will know I can’t resist a bluebell wood. It’s one of those very British phenomena that takes my breath away […]

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 4 – April’s Tiny Trumpets

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 4 – April’s Tiny Trumpets

28th December 2015

April’s Tiny Trumpets, Original Silk Painting, Framed size 30 x 30 cm £95 including P&P – Limited Edition Prints Available – Buy Now April is my birthday month and therefore the best…..obvs! Everything springs into life and I particularly love to see all the bright colour from bulbs. These tiny little trumpets are called Narcissus […]

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 3 March’s Magnificent Magnolias

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 3 March’s Magnificent Magnolias

27th December 2015

March’s Magnificent Magnolias, Original Silk Painting, Framed size 30 x 30 cm £95 including P&P – Limited Edition Prints Available – Buy Now Ok so F.C. has been and you’ve had the cold turkey buffet, now it’s time to think about March and what it has in store for us. And yes as promised……it’s not […]

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 2 February’s Noisy Woodpecker

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 2 February’s Noisy Woodpecker

26th December 2015

February’s Noisy Woodpecker, Original Silk Painting, Framed size 30 x 30 cm £95 including P&P – Limited Edition Prints Available – Buy Now Happy Boxing Day! Today I’m looking ahead to February. February is the time when the greater spotted woodpeckers start to announce their presence and find a mate by drumming, usually on dead […]

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 1 January’s Frosty Morning

The Twelve Months of Christmas – Day 1 January’s Frosty Morning

25th December 2015

January’s Frosty Morning, Original Silk Painting, Framed size 30 x 30 cm £95 including P&P – Limited Edition Prints Available – Buy Now Happy Christmas! Hope you are having a lovely day. As promised I am undertaking a slightly different project for the twelve days of Christmas this year. Each day I will be looking […]