Category Archives: Current work

synthetic flat brushes for lifting and correcting

I see that people are offering small flat synthetic brushes as something new. I have been using Pro Arte short flats for years. They are much less expensive than the ones being offered  (£3.60 from Jacksons) and are fantastic and … Continue reading


I commissioned a box from Edward Wild and this is the box he has made. It is Walnut with a pear wood lining and is so beautiful made with such attention to detail, I am thrilled that he has made … Continue reading

23 august

I always take a sketchbook on my walks and today’s experiment is a painting done with blackberry juice, grass juice and mud.   I drew a few lines with a pen that a kind woman gave me as I had … Continue reading


I have added another course in november as it seems to be a very popular month. Please see the website for details.      

New Handmade silk scarf

Have just received the first of these beautiful silk scarves designed with one of my paintings. They are available for sale  


Acrylic on paper. 102 x 110 cm  


I have now put up the dates for two courses next year.  One in June, 7 – 11, and the other in november 15 – 19.   June is the month of wild flowers, roses and luscious summer flowers, long … Continue reading

November course

The course finished yesterday and the house seems very quiet after all the hard work and merriment, not to mention fire drills.   Genevieve and Rosie went home with almost completed books they had made of paintings of fruit and/or … Continue reading

Adventure in the Pyrenees

Arrival at the Chateau and the ancient wooden door.     Very wet to begin with and this quick drawing of the river was done sheltering in the hollow of an old tree.         There were lots … Continue reading


Finally there is to be an English edition of the beautifully produced book of my flower paintings.