What painting does

I wonder how much it is the case that the more we invest in our creations, the more others feel them. I do know that the lengthy process of cooercing an idea into form, as a painting, is tantamount to capturing a vibration on canvas for others to feel, along with all the high points of divine inspiration, which are stitched deep into its very fabric like seed pearls on an embroidered bodice…

Emerging through layers

The way those massive crumpled petals emerged from the velveteen pouch of the bud – butterfly-out-of-chrysalis-fashion – and, like reverse origami, unfurled themselves, held me transfixed. How I came to paint my latest work, Emergence…

Shiny new art website

Because its so important, as an artist, to show off your full portfolio of available work, it can reach the point that your website looks like a mixed market stall of everything you’ve ever created for half a decade or more and, when you have those evolutionary bursts and your style changes, that can feel really cumbersome…

Fragmented into wholeness

When we ‘see’ something, there is so much more going on that what our eyes take in and, when an artist paints their intention, they energetically connect with the viewer as well as connecting that viewer with an aspect of whatever it is that inspired them to create…