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.

‘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

When the planet stopped to breathe


This series is based on how I was feeling using colour, shapes, brushstrokes, size and scale to explore that moment when the planet stopped to breathe

Abundant Gardens Commissioned Series


At the beginning of the year I was so lucky to have been given a joyous commission to paint a series of 3 canvases

I AM … My New Series of Warrior Women Paintings


My new series of paintings is about powerful women with a story, a history and a journey and three bright red warrior marks, evidence of their battle scars. ‘I AM – Two of the most powerful words because what you put after them shapes your reality.’  Quote by Bevan Lee. These two very small, powerfulContinue reading “I AM … My New Series of Warrior Women Paintings”

‘Let Creativity Nourish Your Soul’ 2018


I was so privileged recently to be able to spend a few days with an amazing group who wanted to embrace their creative side, find their inner child and be free !  Ranging from 19 years old to 73 years old, with a few first time painters joining a few who had painted before, weContinue reading “‘Let Creativity Nourish Your Soul’ 2018”

‘Let Creativity Nourish Your Soul’


Art is a therapy in itself and the creative process is crucial to our holistic well-being, so my next Art Retreat is going to be held on 12-17 April 2018 in the Art Studio of Cortijo Las Salinas, Andalucia where we will find a variety of wonderful ways to unlock our creativity held within andContinue reading “‘Let Creativity Nourish Your Soul’”