Brooch Display Board

I have a confession to make… I have a bit of an obsession with brooches. It started all innocently: ‘this coat could do with jazzing up’, little gifts from friends – now I can’t walk past a charity shop or art gallery without coming away with some addition to the collection. I realised I needed […]

Boudoir

20 x 20″ (50 x 50cm) Original painting in mixed media on canvas – acrylic, spray paint and ink on cotton canvas, framed. This painting comes from my love of vintage trinkets and fashion and features perfume and jewellery from my dressing table – an old bottle of Chanel No5, paste gems, hair pins, etc. […]

Broch Staircase

18 x 24″ (45 x 60cm) Mixed media on canvas – acrylic and charcoal on box frame canvas.  I painted this following a visit to Dun Caroloway Broch on the Isle of Lewis. It was a cold February day, damp and dull. The space under the remains of one of the winding staircases in the […]

Broch 2

14 x 36″ (40 x 40 x 4 cm) Original painting in acrylic on a linen canvas, framed. Inspired by my visits to the Stoneworks Early Archetecture Project in Caithness, where community members and archaeologists worked to recreate sections of replica ancient broch tower wall.  Inspiration for this piece came from colour sketches made on site. […]