Sept 2021: New Small Abstract Paintings

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This summer I downscaled and made a collection of small abstract paintings which has prooved to be a great painting experience! These works on paper have a real lightness to them that I enjoyed playing with because finding ‘lightness’ in painting is an element I’ve been working on for the past year. Lightness and balance lends […]

April 2021: Blank Canvas Paralysis

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Blank Canvas Paralysis is referenced as the inability to start something because of self-doubt- I can relate! A while back a blog interviewer asked me ‘What’s the most difficult part of starting a painting?’ Me, ‘The white square I know I have to fill and make something successful come from it’- no pressure! For years […]

Jan 2021: Simple Qualities of a Good Artist

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It’s January, it’s baltic outside and the UK has just gone into Lockdown for the third time since March. I’m thinking about the year ahead, I’m thinking about how other artists are fairing during Covid & I’m thinking about the qualities of a good artist, the points that make you push through and keep going […]

Dec 2020: Practical Materials used in Art

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Fabriano is one of those great practical materials used in art that has become a mainstay in my painting practice. Recently I was posting some paintings made on Fabriano which prompted a question via my Instagram ‘What is Fabriano?’ Fabriano is a type of paper that I started working with about three years ago. It’s […]

March 2020: Interview with ‘Crow of Minerva’ Blog

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A couple of months back I did an interview with ‘Crow of Minerva’ which is a blog that highlights women in the contemporary art world. https://www.crowofminerva.com here you can read about my career to date as an artist, the decisions I’ve made and mistakes I’ve learned from! Platforms like this are important so please give […]

Jan 2020: Then & Now…. 2010-2020!

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It’s the 3rd of January and I’m sat in my studio thinking over the last decade- that then and now chat most of us have at this time of year. To jog my memory I flicked through my visual diary from 2010 when I was in the final year of my undergrad. in fine art […]

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