Tuesday, 27 December 2011

Cheers! A Family Gathering



Here is one of the family portraits in progresstion and finished for Christmas. 

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

My family in the snow

As I have been busy painting christmas presents and making cards, there hasnt been much new work to put on the blog recently...so here is something festive from last christmas.

Friday, 16 December 2011

Thursday, 15 December 2011

A Christmas Card for me

Finally I have got around to painting my christmas card of my family...here is a bit of it...Me!

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Wednesday, 7 December 2011

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

another day, another family portrait

finished one yesterday...now on to my next family, enjoying a drink in the sunshine (remember those days?!)

Saturday, 3 December 2011

Wednesday, 30 November 2011

Late Night Christmas Shopping Tomorrow

Chalk Gallery will be open until 9 tomorrow evening (1st December) joining in the Christmas Festivities.
Hope to get lots of visitors!

Thursday, 24 November 2011

Plumpton Station again

Have just finished clearing the snow and sent the carol singers home for a summery view of Plumpton Station

Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Plumpton Festive Fair This Saturday 12-4pm

There will be something for everyone at Plumpton Festive Fair this Saturday (26th November) afternoon from 12. Locally produced Food and plenty of gift ideas for Christmas. I will be there with my cards along with several other Plumpton artists. see you there?

Chalk Gallery open for Lewes Late Night Christmas Shopping

Come in and meet the artists, have some mulled cider, and see our art, ceramics, jewellery and cards.
Open from 10am until 9pm with mulled cider and nibbles from 6pm, Thursday 1st December.

Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Brighton Artists Open Houses

Been to take a small amount of work for the Christmas Open House, I am with Deborah Fleming at no.36.
see www.aoh.org.uk

Friday, 18 November 2011

Chailey & Newick Painting Group Exhibition tomorrow

I have just come home from setting up at the CNPG exhibition. Open Sat and Sun 10 - 5...Lots of paintings and cards for sale...plus tea and cake. Hope you can come!

Friday, 11 November 2011

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Friday, 4 November 2011

Monday, 24 October 2011

first washes of paint at the Lansdown, Lewes

Early days with the paint washes. I can see strange shapes appearing that I want to lose! sky next...thats the scarey bit!

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

All drawn out at the Lansdown, Lewes

another curvy Lewes building...complete with Rooks and Seagull(s)

The Brewers - Wintertime, Lewes

The Card above is now available to buy from Cards for Good Causes in the Needlemakers and the Brewers Arms, High Street Lewes, to raise money for SASBAH.

Friday, 14 October 2011

Weald of Sussex Art Club Exhibition

My work will also be here next week, if you can't get to Bath...

The Bath Prize 2011

It's all very exciting...got the big invite in the post today, 20,000 of these have gone out and there is my little picture at the top!

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Art Exhibition in Burgess Hill

You will be able to see some of my work at the Weald of Sussex Art Club exhibition next week, at the Martlets Hall, Burgess Hill. Open daily from 19th -22nd October 10am to 5pm. (3.45 Saturday) 80 local artists exhibiting.

Friday, 7 October 2011

"My Butcher" Woods Burgess Hill

All done...hope I haven't missed anything off this time. Going to get it framed for the Weald Exhibition in Burgess Hill, 19th - 22nd October.

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Getting the Blues on Woods

The blues and greens set off the brics and tiles and make them glow

Some black adds contrast to Woods

The black makes a big difference, adding the first bit of contrast...now I think it is time for some bright blue sky

Woods gets first washes

The first washes...ochres and umbers, purples and blues...and a little gold

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

"My" Butcher .. Burgess Hill


My Mum called (Young Mr.) Woods "My" Butcher... my friend's mother in law also talks about them as "my"butcher...I wonder how many Burgess Hill women do!!!

Monday, 3 October 2011

Woods the butchers

latest project...Woods the butchers in Burgess Hill...my dog had a look so I had to include him!

Bath Prize Entries all Selected

I am so pleased that all three of my entries have been selected for the Bath Prize later this month!