New painting – a woman’s back

I recently finished this painting of a woman’s back inspired by a life book 2015 class by Donna Downey. I also have a process video to share tomorrow.

New painting – Wild and Free

I recently finished a painting that was inspired by a Life Book 2015 prompt. I’ve never painted a horse before but have wanted to for ages, as I spent a lot of my childhood at the local riding stables :). It took a long time to make but I’m glad I persevered.

Watercolour sketch

I recently finished a Life Book 2015 watercolour sketch, I had great fun making this as I hardly ever use my watercolours and pencils. But will try to do so more in future. I also made a fast forward video, and started a canvas painting of a Pink Necked Green Pigeon :)

New painting: The Goddess Morrigan

I painted the Celtic goddess Morrigan as part of a Life Book lesson on mythical beings, she is a shape shifting goddess who can appear as a crow or with a crow. I also made a speed paint video below.

Life book lesson – shadow and light

This was a life book lesson in the use of shadow and light, I used stencils in mine and lots of grunge layers with acrylic inks, Dylusions sprays, fluid acrylics and water-soluble crayon :) It will be used as a background for another painting. I took inspiration from the book cover of Cassandra Clare’s Infernal…

New painting :)

Hi, I’ve finally finished another painting after taking some time out to work on a new paper cutting template (details to be released soon). This painting was based on a life book lesson by the lovely Jane Davenport, that I took in another direction. I used Viva Decor champagne modelling crème and a stencil to create…

New mixed media dream catcher painting – Life Book

I thoroughly enjoyed making this dream catcher from a life book lesson taught by Rachael Rice. The background was an old painting (I didn’t like) which I firstly covered with a neutral coloured ‘Fresco Finish’ acrylic paint applied with a brayer. When this was dry I added blobs of my new fave Golden fluid acrylic…