Pink Hair Don’t Care


October is breast cancer awareness month and I shall be donating one of my original paintings for auction at the El Gaucho Restaurant in Puerto Banus, Spain on 14 October.  My dear friend Ann Henhoeffer has Stage 4 breast cancer and the auction is to raise funds towards her Dendritic Cell Therapy which is an innovative cell therapy treatmentContinue reading “Pink Hair Don’t Care”

What does ‘mixed media’ actually mean ?


A recent studio visit from a client looking to purchase a new painting for her home led to the question ‘What actually is mixed media?’ As most of my paintings are created using ‘mixed media’ I thought I should explain my process and the media I use.

How do I title my paintings ?


I was recently told my painting titles are as creative as my paintings – so how do I title them? Well, there are many different ways a title comes to me and there is no set formula.  Sometimes I know the title of the piece before I start or during the early stages of aContinue reading “How do I title my paintings ?”

‘Nature doesn’t need words to express itself’


Worms wriggle, composting the soil and determined to rise
Blindly trying to find their prize
A symphony of sounds echo, transformation the tune
The orchestra of nature performs to the March Spring Full Moon
The conductor revered as cocoons are rejected
Wake up, be ready, it’s time to grow, be celebrated
Skins of the past are shed like a snake
Inevitable growth, no longer opaque
A miracle performed, nature is truth
Take that leap now, transform like a butterfly searching for eternal youth
Your scars can come too, they may be your best attire
You are a miracle, complete and ready to inspire