Water with Emotion

How do I draw water? It is such a liquid, intangible, mysterious mass, essential for our being and survival. In nature it is constantly moving: flowing rivers, tidal surges, waves, rain, evaporation, condensation. These drawings are my first attempts to capture some of the movement and mystery of water in a variety of media:   […]

Watercolour paintings

‘Crab’  W/C  A3 This glorious crab looked almost alive, although cooked and sitting on my worktop. I used artists’ quality watercolours and Daler Rowney Aquarelle paper. The highlights helped to create the form and made him look wet. This was one of a series of sea food from my local fishmonger. ‘Two Mackerel’  W/C,  painted […]

Cyanotypes

I managed to produce some cyanotypes outside despite the low sun (October). I like the fact that the images are not sharply defined and shadows are created of varying intensity. I love the incredible changing colours that develop during the process, especially the greens, browns and various blues (which you don’t see in a sealed […]