Friday, 28 September 2012

Bee Lovely Petition

Bee Lovely Petition: Sign Neal's Yard Remedies #BeeLovely petition to ban the use of deadly neonic pesticides and help save the bees!

Monday, 30 July 2012

Orange, blue and stripes

Garden, diptych, oil on wood 

Orange and blue, diptych, oil on wood

Unravel, mixed media collage on canvas, diptych 

Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Three sisters

On Hadrian's wall there are three hills close together along the line of the wall, they are called The three sisters, I see them often .....

The three sisters, 2012 oil on board

Colourful mind, 2012 oil on linen

Tuesday, 19 June 2012


Love brown but that could be because I'm a capricorn and I love to look at the colours of the earth.

               A way of grounding, 2012 42x36 inches oil and mixed media on linen

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Hello figuration

Working on the Perseus series for a solo show I'm having next year in Creation Fine Arts Gallery, west Yorkshire. So here is the first figurative piece progress

Saturday, 26 May 2012

rekindling the Cosmos series

Here in the north of England its been glorious sunshine...for days! and this is a rare phenomena indeed ! And for some strange reason I've been painting' black paintings'.

Signals in the dark seven, 2012 oil collage on linen

Signals in the dark six, 2012 oil collage on linen

Sunday, 15 April 2012

Metaphysical thoughts

I wanted to play with composition and make an uneasy composition ( almost falling off the edge;-))

hand-bound marbled journal made in Venice

A lovely surprise gift was given to me this morning, a friend of mine Nancy just got back from Venice, she bought me this hand-bound marbled journal, wonderful! I think that I'll use it for colour studies.

Saturday, 14 April 2012


The lake at midnight 2012 metal sheet, acrylic and nail polish on reclaimed timber

Saturday, 7 April 2012

A Rose of a different kind

Briar Rose, oil, marker pen, found timber on wood

Old one reworked

Rummaging around in my studio and found this small work, a smudge of blue with a smudge of green then a marker pen to finish!

                    12x12inches oil and marker pen on unprimed canvas

Tuesday, 6 March 2012


Spent 2 hours yesterday photographing birds in the garden (when I should of been painting) ..the shots aren't great but I really enjoyed myself, might even put a bird in my Perseus series that I'm working on.

Monday, 5 March 2012


Listening to Satie at the beginning of march, mixed media on linen 2012 26x32inches

Eric Satie's music is most definitely food for the Soul.  

Thursday, 19 January 2012

the only sound

I think this is probably my first post of 2012, been ultra busy and have a new puppy :-) have been booked for a mixed and solo show this year.....
Hope everyone had a good festive season and wishing you all a happy, healthy and creative 2012!

the only sound, oil and iridescent particles on linen, 2011

matrix particle, oil on linen, 2011