Francis. Oil on prepared linen canvas, 50 by 65cm. Note: Painting contains some fine cracking in surface due to use of traditional gesso on linen.
Charlie, Oil on prepared linen canvas, 36 by 41cm.
Clamoring for attention. SOLD. Oil on prepared linen canvas, 41 by 36cm.
Defying physicalism. Oil on prepared linen canvas 50cm by 55 cm. There is always more than one point of view.
Violet Tulips. Oil on traditionally prepared linen canvas. 36x41cm. I plucked these Tulips from the garden, the day the Swallows arrived back from their long migration. I listened to the cello with its low tones and plucky notes whilst I painted their deep violet, noble heads.
On the Cusp, Oil on prepared linen canvas, 56 by 46cm.
The Joy of Plums. Oil on prepared linen canvas, 85 by 132cm. My mum, Joy, loves plums. Below the surface, I wanted this painting to symbolise Joy's defiance, humour and beauty, negotiating a life as a carer with the restrictions, worry and bureaucracy it entails.
The English Student. SOLD. Oil on prepared linen canvas, 71 by 87cm. That moment when ideas are composed, before putting pen to paper.
Whelm. SOLD. Oil on canvas, 30 by 40cm. Exhibited at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery Open exhibition 2018, www.thelmahulbert.com
Cleopatra. Oil on prepared linen canvas, 80 by 50cm. During our sittings Cleopatra impressed upon me her poise and timeless elegance
Marina. SOLD. Oil on canvas, 45 by 50cm.
The Tailor Oil on prepared linen canvas, 95 by 115cm.
Choristers.Oil on traditionally prepared linen canvas. 46x61cm. These Daffs braved a stormy March, hale and winds, to bop their illuminated heads and announce the arrival of spring. On display at The Old Inn, Drewsteignton. www.old-inn.co.uk
Ode to a cabbage. Oil on prepared linen canvas 45 cm by 65 cm. On display at The Old Inn, Drewsteignton. www.old-inn.co.uk
Longing. Oil on canvas, 26 by 31cm. Hidden away in the corner of the garden, I discovered these snowdrops. Daily, under the suns low gaze they would spread their wings and try to take off, mini helicopters.
The Easterbrook Begonias. Oil on traditionally prepared linen canvas. 35x45cm.To gaze upon an object over time, sparks further inquiry and a deeper understanding – instead of glancing and accepting a plant as just a plant, I find myself searching for answers in its pattern of growth and colour, tracking the daily changes and movement associated with the plant growth. I bought this Begonia plant at the Easterbrook farm (www.easterbrookfarm.co.uk) open day and felt inspired immortalising not only nature but also the another persons nurture.
The perfume bottle. SOLD. Oil on canvas, 30 by 20cm.
Sunday Afternoon. SOLD.
Its me. Welcome to my world, Oil on canvas, 50 by 75cm.
Ellames. Oil on traditionally prepared linen canvas. 61x46cm. 'Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again' but this time, Ellames and Oreotrephes welcomed the second Mrs De Winter. These rhododendrons featured in the RHS Rosemoor 2019 competition, I was keen to imitate the delicate vibrant petals through building up thin glazes.
Longdown Melanistic Deer. Oil on prepared linen canvas, 184cm by 85cm.