At the beginning of the year I was so lucky to have been given a joyous commission to paint a series of 3 canvases
February is the only month it feels like Winter here in Spain as the temperatures drop quite considerably, especially at night time. The olive trees disappear under the swirly rain clouds. Then the rain begins, preparing the trees for the next crop of liquid gold.
The painting ‘Splash!’ was created in three media, oil on canvas, acrylic on paper and watercolour on Fabriano watercolour paper, the same image but each with a different evocative effect. The oil painting now lives in Ireland, the Watercolour painting lives in Jersey and the acrylic in Belgium. Its hard to know which one I preferContinue reading “Oil, Acrylic or Watercolour – which one do you prefer ?”
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”
There are so many postures in yoga that help with depression and mood. Connecting with the body is an awesome way to find presence, and can help you see a way forward and out of any dark space you may find yourself in, and for whatever reason. I find that certain poses in particular haveContinue reading “3 yoga poses to see off a ‘bad mood’”