Monday, March 27, 2017

"My Turn Next"

"My Turn Next". oil on 36"x 24" canvas
Started this 2 years ago, and due to a variety of  incidents and house decorating and repair, it got left behind, and then a few weeks ago I managed to start building up the tones and colours.

It was hard work getting back into the routine of painting but I got as far as you can see, much more practice to do but on smaller canvases next!

The original photo I took at the Caledon Equine Centre in Palgrave,  a lovely place to see horses and riders in action and great for photographs.

Next week I'm having a cataract operation so hopefully my left eye will be in tune with my right which should help me concentrate better!


Saturday, March 25, 2017

"Jam Jar Roses"

Jam Jar Roses", oil on 8x10 canvas
A quick study, and it made a change from cats and dogs!


Monday, March 20, 2017


"Ellie", oil on 8x10 board

Ellie is a retriever rescue dog Emma and Justin's second dog who lives with Bentley the St Bernard. 
This painting has taken longer than I expected but decided it was finished,
Sent a copy to Emma and Justin who approved it! Emma said " I think her eyes come off as mischievous and playful, while still being innocent.  Which is exactly how she is."
I was more than happy now it has to dry and framed and hopefully we can pay a visit and deliver the two family fur babies!