Creating Idiosyncrasies While Creating

    We are making a few changes in our lives.  It’s all good news and hopefully I will be able to share more very soon.  In the meantime, I came across these photos of WIP paintings I have not shared here before.  I was experimenting with photographing cropped views of paintings.  While I shared the finished paintings before, I rather like the WIPs too, and I hope you do.. Read More

Dryburgh Abbey – Featured by Stillman And Birn

    During the break I took over the last few weeks, I learned that Stillman And Birn, makers of wonderful sketchbooks, had featured my watercolour paining of Dryburgh Abbey, not only on their website, but on their Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages as well.  I am not an affiliate, so imagine my joy at the news!   I wanted to take a painting project with me to fill the.. Read More

Winter Warmth

  Lately, my head has been full of plans for the future and a growing list of things to accomplish, matched only by my lackluster state of mind.  A few months ago, I took a photo of a street light while exploring the old city of York, and have wanted to paint this ever since. On Tuesday, as I finally made myself put the paint-loaded brush to paper, the ease came.. 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