Tuesday, December 22

Muffin, Banksy and Tufti



The last of this year's commissions. It was challenging because of the colouring of the dogs, but I'm pleased with the outcome.  I worked from a number of photos and had to deal with colour variation and differing backgrounds.  Merging the dogs wasn't the easiest thing either. Tufti is on the right and is no longer with us. I need to order more payne's grey :)

Wednesday, September 16

Oops!

Well, would you believe it. The title of my last post was 'Time Out', and already I have to take time out. I didn't take our cycling holiday into account when I signed up for the 30 day challenge.  I also have some outstanding commissions and some studio adjustments to make.


Tuesday, September 1

Time Out

Here we go, another 30 paintings in 30 days challenge.
Let's see what I can learn this time.


8 inches x 8 inches 
Time Out
Oil on box canvas

I'll attempt to be as loose as I can as I get further into the challenge. This is a scene from Sene...a small town on the coast in the Morbihan region of France. I love the way families here spend time together.

Paris in Pink

Paris in Pink 6x6 inches. Oil on Board. I painted this scene in 2012 entitled Impressions of Paris but it came out very dull. I&...