Contribution to DAD artists at home

16 Sep 2020

I enjoyed getting my contribution together for the  DAD Artists at home project curated by Louisa Love. DAD Artists at Home is a strand of Dover Arts Development’s What Next? project, which aims to support DAD’s community of contributors during the challenges brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, by providing digital outlets and promotion for their work and aiding further connections between artists and projects.

Happy New Rat card!

8 Aug 2020

A buyer sent a “Happy New Rat” card to a friend to welcome her new pet! I can make Chinese zodiac cards to order. Just get in touch via my contact page.

Happy new rat

Hug those you love: exhibition

28 Jul 2020

My postponed exhibition of watercolour collages at Brew Folkestone is finally going ahead, albeit without a private view. Who would have thought that the exhortation to hug those you love could be seen as dangerous? When I made the work, just before lockdown, I was thinking of how hugging brings together different bodies in an intimate embrace – I was thinking of warmth, comfort, reassurance, juxtaposition and closeness.

All pieces are in bleached tulip frames, glazed with museum glass and mounted on conservation float mounts with acid free, water resistant back boards. They are priced at f£320 each. Please get in touch if you are interested in buying a piece.

Download the list of works on show here:

Altered postcards

6 Jul 2020

Altered postcard #002 5 July 2020
Altered postcard #003 5 July 2020

Working on a mural design

2 Jul 2020

cutting the stencil

I have been working on a mural design I was asked to do a while ago and am now on the home strait. I’ve started cutting a small stencil which will then be enlarged and sent off so that the client can finally get it painted. I’m not very experienced with commissions and find them hard to do, mainly because I get so excited about trying out new ideas so executing a design feels quite difficult. However now that I have got stuck in I am enjoying it.

Work sold recently

27 Jun 2020

Isolation garden #003, In the garden, pieris, watercolour, 18x26cm, 2020
Isolation Garden #017, 18x26cm, watercolour, Roses and Japanese stone lantern
The embroiders #2, watercolour, charcoal, pencil on paper 45×57 (paper) “I love this”

Courses with the Royal Drawing School

13 Jun 2020

I’ve just started intense two courses with the Royal Drawing School via Zoom. It works brilliantly and is so much more accessible than trekking up to London. The courses are really helping me push my work into the area of imagination when it comes to more figurative work.