Study

This was meant to be a study for a new painting but I feel it’s painted itself to a place I already.. Who knows.. In progress..

Where? What? Where?

‘Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going? In the last couple of years, I often found myself referring back to this painting.. Gauguin is a painter I took a real interest in when I decided to go back and study the history of art and design in UL (certificate) aContinue reading “Where? What? Where?”

Painting : : Growth

A closer look at painting, ‘Growth’ 100cm x 100cm, Oil, Mixed Media on Canvas I use beeswax in a lot of my paintings and here I mixed it into a thick opacity with the oils. Also on the surface of this painting I incorporated the found little pieces of the forest floor including pine needles,Continue reading “Painting : : Growth”

Privilege of Existence

This is a mask I was given as a gift almost 9 years ago. My good friend Ger who gave it to me said she would love to see what I could do with it and paint something of my own on it. I really loved it as it was, just a blank white smoothContinue reading “Privilege of Existence”

Today  : : 180515

 Today’s location of inspiration. Taken on my iPhone, here a few clips of what excites me today. They will most likely become part of some of my next pieces. The atmosphere was stark and warm and the only sounds were of nature itself.        

Places I Go #1

This is something I came across recently on a walk out in the Djouce woods nearby. Another image to fuel my visual memory. What appealed to me here was the forest edge in the background and the tree stumps leading to it. It brought a profound sense of self awareness and the reminder that weContinue reading “Places I Go #1”