My aim is to paint landscapes that reflect the sense of the place, rather than what is actually there. To achieve that, I have taken an abstract approach and look to build in drama and to create a sensory reaction when viewing my work.
I paint on canvas and paper primarily using watercolours and oils. I work from nature and often use found objects from the landscape such as sticks, chalk and local water in my work. I hold an MA in Fine Art.
This section contains some of my most recent works. My paintings are a reflection of the natural world around us and I am influenced by both land and sea.
My aim is to create non representational works but a ‘sense’ of the place. I paint from my primary and secondary sources. I sketch in both pencil and watercolour and work back in the studio from these works. I find working from a sketch really allows for freedom.
The works in this gallery are in both oil and watercolour. Click here to see more of my work.
My most recent ‘Field Notes’
Recently I had a wonderful and inspiring conversation with an artist whose work I really admire. Her work to me is hugely authentic. And we had a good chat about what it means to be an authentic artist. It’s a difficult one when you define something in terms of authenticity. To be authentic as a… Read more »