Oxford Skyline

    The stunning architectures of the city of Oxford have inspired many before me.  I was not surprised to find myself wanting to paint the iconic buildings of the city for a new bookmark.  Bookmarks are small, therefore great for playing with colours and techniques. This is my approach to painting a bookmark depicting the skyline of this dreamlike city.         I was not too fastidious.. Read More

Tale Of Two Shires

    Summer is definitely here, but it feels like Spring in our garden.   Despite the heatwaves we have been having, all the plants in our garden are bursting with flowers.  The pink and purple flowers reminded me of the field of wildflowers we saw during our trips to the UK.  Inspired by a couple of photos that I had taken during our travels in England, I finished an acrylic.. Read More

A Flower For Jane Austen

    During March and April, California is usually ablaze with wild flowers.  Even the desert comes alive to put on a spectacular show.  I can’t count the number of times we drove out mile after mile to go see the wild flowers in the desert. I sketched this flower through the window such a long time ago.   With wild flowers in my mind, I couldn’t help but finally finish.. Read More

Cast In Stone

  Red Telephone Box pattern on Etsy   I hope you are having a wonderful Spring.  My husband and I managed to sneak in a break together before he starts his new job today. I have been going through some of the photos from last year’s England travel. Considering I made it to England twice within the last six months and am already planning my third visit to Scotland probably.. Read More