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

Acompalia Artistica Art Exhibition at La Azucarera, Motril, Spain


I am very proud to be part of the art exhibition which inaugurates on Saturday 25 November for the benefit of Acompalia. Opening night is going to be an unforgettable event! We will be accompanied by the most important personalities in Motril as well as our beloved artists from Acompalia Artistica, who have done everythingContinue reading “Acompalia Artistica Art Exhibition at La Azucarera, Motril, Spain”

Chakra Healing through Art


  Our 7 main chakras are located located from the top of the head to the base of the spine and each chakra has its own set of attributes.  They are wheels of energy and are something you are able to sense within yourself. If your chakras are either too closed or too opened this can leave you vulnerable to illness, fatigued,Continue reading “Chakra Healing through Art”

A Retreat for the Creative Heart


In a few weeks I shall be working, once again,  with 2 wonderful artists here at Cortijo Las Salinas.  Terre Cerridwyn will be flying all the way from California and Alice Mason will be zooming over from Brighton, UK.  We shall be sharing a week of creative art, dance, nature walks, great food, lots ofContinue reading “A Retreat for the Creative Heart”

Wild Orchids of Andalucia Return


A burst of sunshine in between a few rainy days inspired a walk up the hill behind my cortijo to see if any wild orchids had started to peek through.  After half an hour of searching I was rewarded with a new find – a hybrid orchid was ready to reveal itself.  I am sureContinue reading “Wild Orchids of Andalucia Return”

Wild Orchids – A Spanish Secret – The illusive ‘Lizard’ has been discovered …..


Up until yesterday we had discovered nine species of orchid, however the most illusive, the Lizard Orchid, was still  to be found.  Today, during a trip into the mountains, we can add two more orchids to the list – one of them being the ‘Lizard’.  Not seen at its best as this giant Lizard orchidContinue reading “Wild Orchids – A Spanish Secret – The illusive ‘Lizard’ has been discovered …..”

Without this mushroom. . . .


I found these mushrooms growing outside my studio. As I pulled  one from the ground to take a  closer look, the deep brown pigment sang to me as it floated into the air and disappeared.  As I watched the spores float away I knew I wanted to capture them forever. I noticed the sienna powderContinue reading “Without this mushroom. . . .”