Grannie’s Hall Drawer

Another new/old work (a piece that was made a little while ago, but has never made it onto the website). 7 x 9.5″ (18 x 24 cm) canvas size 10 x 12″  (25 x 31 cm) framed size This piece is part of my Household series which come from a love of charity shops and jumble sales, […]

Tea in the Library

Another new/old work (a piece that was made a little while ago, but has never made it onto the website). ‘Tea in the Library’ 7 x 9.5″ (18 x 24 cm) canvas size 10 x 12″  (25 x 31 cm) framed size Mixed media collage – framed original artwork. This piece is part of my Household […]

Bake Off Can Bake Off

Illustration: 11.5 x 11.5cm (4 3/4 x 4 3/4″) Frame is 21.5cm or 11 1/2″ square. Original mixed media illustration – pen & ink, acrylic spray paint and watercolour, mounted and framed. Inspired by the Great British Bake Off on BBC TV and all those of us who aspire to crisp bottomed pies and beautifully piped icing […]

Art Materials That Help Me Create

My recent studio re-organisation made me think about what art materials and equipment I really value (and what I don’t: hence the several bin bags of no-longer-needed media, sketches and other might-be-useful-one-day items that I cleared out of my working space). Art Materials I Love… I thought it could be fun to share a few of my favourite […]

Banteay Kdei

Mixed media on canvas, 40 x 28″ (100 x 70 x 3 cm) I worked on this from photos and memory of a visit to this temple in the Angkor Archaeological Park in Cambodia a couple of years ago (as part of a half-year of travelling adventure with my husband and children). The ruinous remains […]

Candle-Caught Braid and Anaglypta

Candle-Caught Braid and Anaglypta

Candle-Caught Braid and Anaglypta

16 x 20″ (40 × 50 × 3 cm) Mixed media on canvas. This was inspired by a variety of things – stately homes, draped textiles, embroidery, candlelight, the work of John Piper, ageing and fading… Random things that excited my magpie mind and came together in a fairly spontaneous abstract work. I was also […]

Back of Stromness, Hazy Ruin

Back of Stromness, Hazy Ruin

Back of Stromness, Hazy Ruin

I stumbled across this building on the outskirts of Stromness on a Summer evening stroll when working in Orkney in the summer of 2012. It had been a long day and I was tired, so I hastily snapped a photo, almost over my shoulder, just to record the moment. The sun was going down and […]

Saturday Afternoon, Best China and Dainties

Saturday Afternoon, Best China and Dainties

Saturday Afternoon, Best China and Dainties

24 x 24″ (61 × 61 × 4 cm) Original – Mixed media collage – acrylic, paper, textiles and found objects. Saturday Afternoon, Best China and Dainties is part of a series of mixed media collages exploring the abstract possibilities of household items. Inspired by a love of charity shops and thrift sales, vintage fashion […]

Evening, Koh Samui

Evening, Koh Samui

Evening, Koh Samui

12 x 12″ Mixed media on canvas. Painted from memory and photographs taken on the Thai island of Koh Samui, 2013. Painted using acrylic paint, acrylic spray paint and charcoal. SOLD

Blue Vase

16 x 16″ (40 x 40 x 4cm) Original painting in mixed media on canvas with acrylic, spray paint, pastel, charcoal and paper. Varnished and framed. A still life painting featuring a green / blue raku vase against a background of yellow gold vintage textiles with dramatic lighting and focus on texture. Created using pasted […]