This is my first venture into the world of aviation art and it was a lot of fun. The hardest part was getting the lettering right – I must have done it a dozen times! I’m really happy with the painting overall and especially like the little spots of light on shining on the propellor … More Aviation art
My kids get a good laugh ( I even laugh at myself) at how excited I am when I reach another small You Tube milestone. It took such a long time to reach the first 100 subscribers and I was counting up to the big 100 for days ( maybe even weeks!) then just 2 months … More 500 subscribers on You Tube!!
I had a birthday this week and amongst my presents was a very generous gift voucher to my favourite art shop from the youngest son. He had a look and couldn’t decide what I would like best so left me to choose. I love a gift voucher to this shop as it means I can buy … More Derwent Artbars – trying out my birthday present.
After a very frustrating morning dealing with a courier over a UK delivery gone wrong I threw myself into finishing yesterdays painting …. and here it is. I ‘m pleased with the distant boat as it gives some perspective and I like the hint of white against all that blue and green. But I’m not sure if … More What tomorrow brought.
Sometimes I need a bit of a kick in the pants to shake me up and get me a bit braver when it comes to using colour. When I think I’m getting a bit too safe I like to break out the acrylic inks and use them as an underpainting. I’ve been pretty liberal in … More Acrylic inks – dare to be brave!
You know how it is ..you pop out for a few minutes to pick up some milk, next thing you know 3 hours have passed ! I was at a friends 50th birthday BBQ today and my memory took the opportunity to slip out for a wander and just forgot to come back! I was … More My memory popped out for a walk…not sure it’s coming back!